U.S. Sugar statement regarding the impact of Hurricane Irma

Statement by Judy Sanchez on Sept. 14, regarding the impact of Hurricane Irma “First and foremost, our employees and their families are safe. As for our sugarcane and citrus crops, we are conducting field by field and grove by grove assessments that will take days, possibly weeks, before we understand the actual impact. What we […]

Clewiston Sugar Festival honors The People of U.S. Sugar

CLEWISTON – The Clewiston Sugar Festival events kicked off Wednesday, March 15, with the 2017 Honoree Breakfast recognizing U.S. Sugar and The People of U.S. Sugar. “For 85 years, U.S. Sugar has walked hand in hand with the people of Clewiston and Hendry County,” said Clewiston Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Hillary Hyslope. The people […]

Historic steam engine comes home

CLEWISTON – On Tuesday, Dec. 13, U.S. Sugar welcomed home the return of Engine No. 148, a steam locomotive it used in the 1950s to haul sugarcane from the fields to its mill. U.S. Sugar re-acquired the steam engine from a private owner and plans to spend the next year or more restoring the retired […]

Statement by U.S. Sugar addresses misrepresentations about Lake O

In response to recent false claims made by Audubon Florida Executive Director Eric Draper about Florida’s sugarcane farmers, U.S. Sugar Senior Vice President for Corporate Strategy and Business Development Malcolm “Bubba” Wade, Jr. released the following statement: “Mr. Draper is entitled to his own opinions, but not his own facts. In his recent Fort Myers […]