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Sugarcane Harvesting in the US: Market Research Report

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Sugarcane Harvesting Market Research Report | NAICS 11193 | Dec 2014

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

IBISWorld’s Sugarcane Harvesting market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$865m
Annual Growth 09-14
-5.6%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
4,085
Businesses
456
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

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Sugarcane is one of the essential raw material sources of manufactured sugar in the United States. Sugarcane, a tall perennial grass that ranges from six to 19 feet tall, is grown in tropical and semitropical climates. After the planting of cane stalk cuttings, the plant matures in one to two years. On average, two to four crops are harvested from the original plantings, unless the plants are impaired or destroyed by frost, disease or other causes. Once harvested, sugarcane is quickly processed for the juice that is stored in the inner core of its stalk, which is then processed into sugar. While sugarcane production does not vary based on its final destination, IBISWorld breaks down sugarcane into segments for milling and for refining purposes... 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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