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Analysis of September 2010 WASDE Report
The numbers are far and away the closest to reality as we see in of any release in the past year, as the USDA has again adjusted its estimate of food use higher, according to Frank Jenkins of Jenkins Sugar Group. The most striking element of the report was the statistical progress made in the “domestic food use category.”

iscnewsroom | Sep 13, 2010 | Comments 0 Full Story
Sugar Is Safe and Useful Part of Balanced Diet
Sugar Is Safe and Useful Part of Balanced Diet
In a 15-page letter to the Secretaries of the the United States Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health and Human Services, The Sugar Association supports its view that sugar in moderation is “a safe and useful part of a balanced diet and healthful lifestyle.”

iscnewsroom | Aug 17, 2010 | Comments 0 Full Story
Robert Burch took home the institute’s top honor, the prestigious Director’s Award.
Imperial Sugar Team Leader Takes Home Prestigious Award
For the 33rd year, the Cane Sugar Refiners’ Institute met for two weeks this summer at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana. And at the end of it, ISC process engineering team lead Robert Burch took home the institute’s top honor.

iscnewsroom | Aug 16, 2010 | Comments 0 Full Story
Consumers Continue to Demand All-Natural Sugar
Consumers Continue to Demand All-Natural Sugar
Sugar Association’s Andy Briscoe: Consumers continue to clamor for foods and drinks sweetened with all-natural sugar.

isc | Jul 23, 2010 | Comments 0 Full Story
July WASDE Report Reflects Tight Supply and Demand
July WASDE Report Reflects Tight Supply and Demand
Even with a lot of market changes worldwide, the outlook for raw sugar reflects “a relatively tight supply and demand,” says Pat Henneberry, senior vice president of commodities for Imperial Sugar Company.

isc | Jul 13, 2010 | Comments 0 Full Story
Analysis of USDA July WASDE Report
Analysis of USDA July WASDE Report
The July 2010 WASDE report from USDA showed an 11.8 % ending stocks/use ratio for 2009-10 and a 9.0 % ending stocks/use ratio form 2010-11. If not for the 270,000 tons of additional imports as per the TRQ increase, the ending stocks/use ratio for 2009-10 would have dropped to 9.3 % from the 10.7 % in the June report.

isc | Jul 13, 2010 | Comments 0 Full Story
Frank Jenkins, Jenkins Sugar Group
Frank Jenkins: World Sugar Analysis
Latest world sugar market analysis from Frank Jenkins, Jenkins Sugar Group: The USDA will formally announce a 300,000 short ton (272,155 metric tonne) increase in the 2009-10 Tariff Rate Quota tomorrow.

iscnewsroom | Jul 05, 2010 | Comments 0 Full Story
Frank Jenkins of the Jenkins Sugar Group
Frank Jenkins: USDA’s June WASDE Report
Sugar industry analyst Frank Jenkins of the Jenkins Sugar Group comments on the USDA June WASDE report.

isc | Jun 11, 2010 | Comments 0 Full Story
Simon
Learning How to Solve Unsolvable Problems
Simon Keighley has become a familiar face around the large Imperial Sugar refinery complex at Port Wentworth, Ga., teaching new approaches to problem solving. His style is more like that of a coach working with a team.

isc | Jun 03, 2010 | Comments 0 Full Story
DMAIC Team
Boosting Refinery Productivity Through Teamwork
Over the last few months, a special team of workers at Imperial Sugar’s refinery at Port Wentworth, Ga., have significantly increased productivity or throughput in the sugar making process by using a proven and well-known project methodology in manufacturing that has the acronym, DMAIC.

isc | May 27, 2010 | Comments 0 Full Story
Frank Jenkins: USDA’s May WASDE Report
Frank Jenkins: USDA’s May WASDE Report
Frank Jenkins of the Jenkins Sugar Group comments on the USDA’s just released monthly update of its supply and demand report for the US sugar market. The report showed an 11.6 % stocks/use ratio for 2009-10 – unchanged from the April estimate despite the 200,000 short ton quota increase announced on April 23rd.

isc | May 12, 2010 | Comments 0 Full Story
Frank Jenkins of the Jenkins Group
Market Report: USDA Increases Tariff Rate
The USDA increased the 2009-10 Tariff Rate by 200,000 short tons on Friday April 23rd, reports sugar industry analyst Frank Jenkins of the Jenkins Sugar Group.

isc | Apr 27, 2010 | Comments 0 Full Story
Frank Jenkins, The Jenkins Group.
Jenkins Sugar Group Market Update, April 2010
Fiscal year 2010 Halftime Report by Frank Jenkins, Jenkins Sugar Group: The past six months have provided a once-in-a-generation experience for the world’s sugar markets, and the US market has been no exception.

isc | Apr 13, 2010 | Comments 0 Full Story
High Duty Imports Impact US Sugar Complex
High Duty Imports Impact US Sugar Complex
While Mexico has been busy of late importing 250,000 tonnes of sugar from world origins, the US buyers have had to be more innovative in drawing fresh supply into the market, writes sugar analyst Frank Jenkins of Jenkins Sugar Group.

isc | Mar 29, 2010 | Comments 0 Full Story