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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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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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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 Sugarcane Harvesting industry is in the decline phase of its life cycle. The most important indicator of growth is the industry's value added (IVA), or its contribution to the overall economy. Over the 10 years to 2020, IBISWorld expects IVA for the Sugarcane Harvesting industry to grow at an average annual rate of 0.9%, while GDP grows at a projected annualized rate of 2.2%. Growing consumer preference for low- and zero-calorie sweeteners, dictated by health concerns, limits demand for refined sugar, about 45.0% of which comes from sugarcane. In the five years to 2015, per capita consumption of sugar and other caloric sweeteners has dropped from 131.4 pounds per year to an estimated 129.7 pounds, with an additional decline to 128.1 pounds per capita expected by 2020... 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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