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Sugarcane Harvesting in the US: Market Research Report

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Sugarcane Harvesting Market Research Report | NAICS 11193 | Dec 2013

Bitter future: Falling demand and less government support will cause revenue to dip

IBISWorld’s Sugarcane Harvesting market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 08-13
11.6%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment
4,387
Businesses
454
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

After a global sugar shortage caused sugarcane demand to jump, the industry faces more tepid conditions in the coming years. Consumers' growing health-consciousness will cause them to curtail their sugar consumption. Furthermore, the US government is easing its level of protection for sugar processors, who previously enjoyed inflated domestic sugar prices and a low level of import penetration. The scaled-back federal support for the downstream sugar-processing industry will in turn hurt sugarcane farmers... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Sugarcane is a tropical grass native to Asia and is primarily grown in the tropics and subtropics. It requires a long, warm growing season with a high incidence of solar radiation and adequate rainfall, followed by a dry, sunny and cool season for ripening and harvesting. In the United States, sugarcane is grown commercially in Florida, Louisiana, Hawaii and Texas. Florida is the top producing state, expected to account for about 82.8% of US sugarcane harvested. Its production is largely concentrated around Lake Okeechobee, which provides fertile soil with adequate moisture and warmth.

Over the past five years, the Florida state government has increased its efforts to preserve the Everglades (one of the most popular regions within the state for sugarcane farming)... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Sugarcane Harvesting Industry?

Farmers in this industry primarily grow sugarcane, a tall tropical grass originating in Southeast Asia. Scientifically known as Saccharum officinarum, its thick stems are a major commercial source of sugar.

Industry Products
SeedsMilled sugarRefined sugarBagasse
 
Industry Activities
Sugarcane farmingSugar, field production


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