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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Annual Growth 14-19
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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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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 2019, 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 2.5%. 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 2014, per capita consumption of sugar and other caloric sweeteners has dropped from 130.2 pounds per year to an estimated 129.9 pounds, with an additional decline to 128.5 pounds per capita expected by 2019... 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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