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  •  This is actually the Price Support Structure (2+ / 0-)
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    kicking in. Sugar is more expensive in the US than elsewhere by quite a bit.

    Nobody anywhere else in the world grows corn for sugar. Cane is cheaper.

    •  Corn sugar (0+ / 0-)

      One of the most damaging common additives to most processed foods is high fructose corn syrup.  It's a cheap (I've heard the cheapest?) sweetener but once it gets down in your system, all sorts of bad interactions and reactions get started.

      Courtesy is owed. Respect is earned. Love is given. (Unknown author, found in Guide to Texas Etiquette by Kinky Friedman)

      by marykmusic on Fri Oct 04, 2013 at 02:05:25 PM PDT

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