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  • Emerging countries in Asia rush to pop sugar high

    Countries in Asia are imposing a tax on sugary drinks to curb consumption.

  • Sugar maintains its 'high'

    Sugar is the fifth-best performer among major commodities this year. Can it maintain its sugar high? With CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • JNJ sheds Splenda in sweet deal

    Heartland Food Products Group gets a little sweeter after buying Splenda from Johnson and Johnson.

  • A worker gathers cut sugar cane for the Emiliano Zapata sugar mill in Zacatepec, Mexico.

    Cane sugar prices are being beaten down – helping to keep processed food prices low around the world.

  • Sugar prices headed lower: SocGen

    Chris Narayanan, Director & Head of Agricultural Commodities Research at Societe Generale, expects a lower cost of production for sugar in Brazil, which should increase supply and push down prices.

  • Surfers head out Snapper Rocks as Cyclone Marcia approaches the coast of Queensland on February 19, 2015 in Gold Coast, Australia.

    A powerful cyclone hits northeast Australia, causing massive damage and causing flash flooding, while a second storm made landfall to the west.

  • Hershey's

    When the price of sugar falls, things get sweeter for processed food manufacturers such as J.M. Smucker and Hershey, if history is a guide.

  • Sugar rush and silver linings

    Sugar prices are rising as production drops in Brazil, and silver drops to four-year lows. Jack Scoville, Price Futures Group, and George Gero, RBC Capital Markets, discuss. Silver has a very good chance of outperforming next year, says Gero.

  • Bullish on sugar in the long run: StanChart

    Abah Ofon, Agricultural Commodities Research at Standard Chartered, explains why sugar prices could head higher in 2015.

  • Candy, soda prices could rise

    A report says the U.S. will add import duties on Mexican sugar. CNBC's Rick Santelli provides perspective.

  • Is stevia a good substitute of sugar?

    Robert Brooke, CEO, Stevia First, introduces the origins of stevia and describes why it is "a great alternative" to sugar.

  • In a new measure, food companies will be asked to label their products as "blend" if sweeteners are added to honey, in an effort to regulate food.

  • Commodities: Brazil drought has been factored in

    Luke Chandler, Global Head of Agricultural Commodity Markets Research at Rabobank, explains why he thinks the potential upside in coffee and sugar prices are now largely priced in.

  • Expect further downside for sugar: Pro

    Kona Haque, head of agricultural research at Macquarie Group, expects sugar prices to fall further during the next six months. She says the market will bottom-out before the end of 2014.

  • Is sugar losing its sweetness?

    Simona Gambarini, associate director of research at ETF Securities, discusses the price of sugar amid abundant supply.

  • The United Nations food agency said rising sugar prices due to harvest concerns in Brazil drove global food prices slightly higher in October.

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    Kayla, Carney and Tyler talk sugar, smart phones, and basketball players in North Korea.

  • Bailout for Sugar?

    The Agriculture Department says buying 400,000 tons of sugar from processors who have borrowed nearly $900 million is a possibility, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson; and Sallie James, Cato Institute, shares her opinions.

  • Sugar Bailout

    Sugar prices have fallen so low; they have put pressure on sugar processors. CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the government support of sugar prices has been widely criticized for years.

  • Power Rundown: Sugar Subsidies?

    U.S. sugar firms have borrowed $862 million to finance their operations. CNBC's John Carney and Kayla Tausche share their opinions on whether sugar deserves a bailout.