Learn About the Louisiana Sugar Industry
Sugar Belt to Table From Louisiana's Sugar Belt To Your Table
The 2014 Louisiana Sugarcane Educational Packet
   One Sweet History
   From the Field to the Table
   Sugar - Captured Sunshine
   A Closer Look at Sugar
   More Than Just Sweet Taste
   Where Does Sugar Come From?
   A Sweet Part of a Healthy Diet
  
It's Sweet to the Environment

   From the Cane Field to Your Sugar Bowl!
      - Starring Farmer Joe and Marie

   Raising Cane in Louisiana
   Educational Video Information



Sugar's Place in Healthful Eating PatternsSugar's Place in Healthful Eating Patterns
  
Use this science-based brochure from The Sugar   
   Association to make nutrition and diet decisions for
   your family.













Louisiana Sugarcane Media Press Kit 2018The 2017-18 Louisiana Sugarcane Industry Media Kit
  
Read the eight-page pamphlet that tells you everything you need to know about the 2017-18 Louisiana sugarcane season. A great downloadable resource for teachers and folks who just want to know. The media kit contains all of the topics listed below. Includes a map of the 24 cane-producing parishes, production data, farm data, sugar mill infomation and FAQs.











Louisiana sugarcane producing parishesMap of Louisiana's Sugarcane Producing Parishes
  
A holdover from Louisiana's French colonial past, our counties are called parishes. Normally, sugarcane is grown commercially in 23 parishes, but in 2017, farmers grew sugarcane in Concordia Parish. Here is a map that lists all 24 sugarcane producing parishes.













Louisiana sugarcane production data 1976-2018Louisiana Sugarcane Production Data 1976-2017
 
Pelican State sugarcane growers have been producing sugarcane for commercial purposed since 1795 and before that when the Jesuits planted cane in 1765 for their own use.













From the Field to the Sugar BowlFrom Louisiana Sugarcane Fields to Your Sugar Bowl  
Sugar is pure, contains no man-made chemical or warning labels, is 100% natural, and is less than 16 calories per teaspoon.













Louisiana Sugarcane StatisticsLouisiana Sugarcane Statistics  
For 2017, the average Louisiana sugarcane farm was 1,000 planted acres.















Louisiana Sugarcane ProductionLouisiana Sugarcane Production
  
A primer on how sugarcane is planted and harvested in the Bayou State.
















First the sugarcane stalk is milled...
















FAQs about cane sugarFrequently Asked Questions About Sugar  
Sugar is sucrose...and everything else...


   

 

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