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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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The Sugarcane Harvesting market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth 10-15
2.7%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
4,057
Businesses
495
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

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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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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