Sugarcane Harvesting in the US: Market Research Report

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Sugarcane Harvesting Market Research Report | NAICS 11193 | Dec 2015

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Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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The US Sugarcane Harvesting industry has experienced spikes and drops in revenue over the five years to 2015. Global weather patterns are largely responsible for fluctuations in price and production, which directly influence revenue. Sugar prices skyrocketed during the 2010 growing season due to heavy rainfall that harmed crops in Brazil, the world's leading sugarcane producer. Consequently, the disruption in the global supply of sugar boosted demand for US downstream sugar products. The industry is headed for major challenges over the next five years. However, an opportunity lies in commercial ethanol production. Currently, bagasse, a by-product of sugarcane processing, is used to self-sustain sugar mills in the United States... purchase to read more

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The US Sugarcane Harvesting industry has transitioned from cultivating one of the first cash crops of early colonial America to a struggling modern industry. Unpredictable weather patterns have caused erratic spikes and drops in the industry's financial performance. For instance, heavy rainfall in Brazil and drought in India halted production of the two largest sugarcane producers in the world during the 2010 harvesting season. The combined result limited the world supply of sugar, driving up downstream sugar prices and US exports of processed sugar. Sugarcane is not exported at a high rate because the cane must be processed quickly after harvest to retain its sucrose content... 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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