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.



The 2016 Louisiana Sugarcane Industry Media Kit  
Read the eight-page pamphlet that tells you everything you need to know about the Louisiana sugar industry. A great downloadable resource for teachers and folks who just want to know. The media kit contains all of the topics listed below.

Map of Louisiana's Sugarcane Producing Parishes  
A holdover from Louisiana's French colonial past, our counties are called parishes. Here's a map that lists all 23 sugarcane producing parishes.

Louisiana Sugarcane Production Data 1974-2014  
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 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 Statistics  
For 2015, the average Louisiana sugarcane farm was 870 planted acres.

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

Raw Sugar Factory Operations  
First the sugarcane stalk is milled...

Frequently Asked Questions About Sugar  
Sugar is sucrose...and everything else...


   

 

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