Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook: May 2011
by Stephen Haley
Outlook No. (SSSM-273) 26 pp, May 2011
The Sugar and Sweetener Team of the Economic Research Service (ERS) makes
calendar year estimates of total and per capita sweetener deliveries that are available for food
and beverage consumption by U.S. consumers. U.S. sweetener deliveries for 2010 were 131.9 pounds
per capita, up slightly from 2009, but down 19.4 pounds from the per capita high of 151.3 pounds in
1999. Per capita sugar consumption in 2010 was 66.0 pounds, its highest level since 1999, while
corn sweetener per capita consumption at 64.5 pounds was at its lowest level since 1986. For the
first time since 1985, total sugar available for consumption exceeded total corn sweeteners (the
sum of high fructose corn
syrup, glucose syrup, and dextrose).
Keywords: Sugar, exports, imports, yield, production, ending stocks, sugarbeets, consumption, corn syrup, sweetener, deliveries
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