sugar http://kcur.org en Does The Government Give Too Much Support To Sugar Growers? http://kcur.org/post/does-government-give-too-much-support-sugar-growers <p>Americans consume a lot of sweets. Even discounting all the high fructose corn syrup you find in soft drinks, the average consumer takes in about 40 pounds of refined sugar in a year, according to the USDA.</p><p>That means food companies from Nestle to Hostess and small neighborhood candy stores have to buy sugar. Lots of it.&nbsp; And those bakers and snack food makers say the <a href="http://sugarreform.org/about/">government gives too much support</a> to sugar growers and consumers are footing the bill.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 12:44:47 +0000 Bill Wheelhouse 40610 at http://kcur.org Does The Government Give Too Much Support To Sugar Growers?