The Florida Sugar Cane League’s mission is to promote and further the interests of the sugar industries of the States of Florida, Texas, Maryland, New York, California and Louisiana by representing our companies’ growers, processors and their employees’ views in Washington, DC. To fulfill our mission, we educate the public, Congress and the Administration regarding our policy objectives and concerns.
The Florida Sugar Cane League is a non-profit trade association of Florida growers and processors. The League was founded in 1964 and serves the interests of the members and promotes their projects and activities. All sugarcane farmers, mills and refineries including U.S. Sugar Corporation, Florida Crystals Corporation and the Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida are members of the League.
The Florida Sugar Industry has a $3.27 Billion economic impact on the State and provides over 12,500 jobs in Florida.
The Rio Grande Valley Sugar Growers, Inc., was formed in 1970 by 100 farmers. Sugarcane has been an integral part of the Valley for more than 200 years. Today, 125 farmers grow sugarcane on more than 40,000 acres of farmland.
The Sugar Cane League represents sugarcane growers, processors and their employees in Florida and Texas. Our Florida companies include Florida Crystals Corporation, U.S. Sugar Corporation and the Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of the United States and the Rio Grande Valley Sugar Growers.