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Florida plant squeezed, no more juice processing

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — One of only a handful of orange juice-processing plants left in Florida stopped processing fruit Tuesday in yet another sign of…

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Dumping of Brazilian and Mexican Juice Causes Southern Gardens to Cease Processing Citrus

Southern Gardens Citrus Processing Corporation announced today that it will no longer process fruit at its facility in Hendry County, Florida.  Beginning with the 2019-20…

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Lawsuit Filed Over Lake Okeechobee Releases and U.S. Army Corps-Created Water Shortage

Clewiston, Fla. – U.S. Sugar announced today that it shared similar concerns with environmental groups who filed an earlier lawsuit over the U.S. Army Corps of…

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US Sugar Welcomes New Community Relations Manager

Clewiston, FL – U.S. Sugar Monday announced the hire of Brannan Thomas, a Belle Glade native, as its Community Relations Manager. Thomas will manage the company’s…

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U.S. Sugar Executive Re-Appointed to National Agricultural Trade Advisory Committee

Clewiston, FL – U.S. Sugar is proud to announce that Judy Clayton Sanchez, Senior Director for Corporate Communications and Public Affairs, was re-appointed to the Agricultural…

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U.S. Sugar Employees Recognized for Years of Service

Clewiston, Fla. – At a recent luncheon, U.S. Sugar CEO Robert H. Buker, Jr. recognized seven employees working in the administration division for their years…

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The People of U.S. Sugar Provide Support for New Trinidad Neighborhood Playground

At Monday’s Clewiston City of Commission Meeting, U.S. Sugar Community Relations Manager Jennifer Black presented a $50,000 check to assist the city with the construction…

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U.S. Sugar Announces Exciting Progress in Partnership with Texas A&M AgriLife Research to Expedite Testing Time of Research in Fighting Citrus Greening and Other Unculturable Pathogens

Clewiston, FL – U.S. Sugar, in a partnership with Texas A&M AgriLife Research, today announced a significant step forward in research efforts fighting diseases impacting…

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The Facts on Florida Red Tide – It Is NOT Caused by Lake Okeechobee

Dear Interested Media, There have been several recent news stories referencing representatives from groups with an anti-farming agenda that have been…

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Big & Rich to Headline Star-Studded Lineup at 2018 Sugar Festival

CLEWISTON — Top country music talent, great food and plenty of sweet treats will attract thousands to “America’s Sweetest Town” on St. Patrick’s…

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The People of U.S. Sugar Provide More Than 1,300 Pairs of Shoes for Area Children with Laces of Love

The People of U.S. Sugar Provide More Than 1,300 Pairs of Shoes for Area Children with Laces of Love Clewiston, FL – Recently, U.S. Sugar President…

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News Release: U.S. Sugar Prepares for Cold Weather in South Florida

U.S. Sugar Prepares for Cold Weather in South Florida Clewiston, FL – With South Florida expected to experience some of the coldest weather of the…