Sugar sales no sweet business

Filed under: Business — Tags: — @ October 4, 2004

USA Today ran an article today highlighting the slowing sales of sugar in the US. Table sugar sales have dropped an impressive 4% this year and show no signs of stopping. It’s more than low-carb dieters that are slowing the sales, sugar has gotten a bad rap from a lot of people:

bq. This isn’t primarily about diabetes or other disease fears. This is about a sea change in the national image of sugar.

Sugar used to be about Mom and apple pie. Now, even the folks at the Cheesecake Factory have concocted a cheesecake with no refined sugar added.

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