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  • 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.

  • Why on earth is the Department of Agriculture keeping the names of which companies are in danger of defaulting on government loans a secret?

  • USDA Sugar Bailout?

    The government is considering buying 400-thousand tons of sugar to stave off a wave of defaults by sugar processors, reports Hampton Pearson.

  • A rotting ear of corn sits on a struggling corn plant in a drought-stricken farm field.

    G20 countries are to step in to try and co-ordinate a response to surging food prices, after the worst U.S. drought in half a century devastated crops in the world’s largest agricultural exporter, the Financial Times reports.

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    The world is facing a new food crisis as the worst US drought in more than 50 years pushes agricultural commodity prices to record highs.

  • Bitter Battle Over Corn Syrup

    CNBC's Jane Wells has an update on the legal battle between sugar and corn.

  • Commodities are something many investors can relate to. What's not to like about corn, crude oil, or gold? Some commodities have been on a tear in recent months while others have significantly fallen off their highs. In fact, the a global commodity benchmark tracking 19 commodities mostly traded in the U.S., is down 32 percent from its all-time high back in July 2008. So far in 2011, the CRB index is down 3.8 percent compared to an 8.2 percent loss for the S&P 500. Despite that trend, several in

    CNBC’s Analytics Team compiled a list of the 10 best and worst performing commodities in the CRB index. Click ahead to learn about the hot and the not-so-hot commodities of 2011.

  • Corn

    Corn and sugar prices may have rallied on Tuesday, but for investors looking to profit from an agricultural trade, one analyst is putting his money in corn, over sugar.

  • Wheat Fields

    Markets have overreacted to recent concerns on oversupply in soft commodities, and the fundamentals do not support the recent sell-off, Sudakshina Unnikrishnan, analyst at Barclays Capital, told CNBC on Tuesday.