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Sugar Production and Refining

SIC 2060 | NAICS 311310

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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts

Sugar Processing  (view report)
Sugarcane Harvesting  (view report)

Comprehensive research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year growth forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Topics addressed in the reports include:

  • Market size, product segments, and major markets
  • Key statistics, market trends, and external drivers
  • Operating conditions and current performance
  • Competitive landscape and environment
  • Major company profiles and market shares
  • Five-year outlook and revenue forecast

Mintel Group Ltd.
Sugar and Sweeteners - US

Market research report analyzes key trends and developments for the U.S. sweetener market, with topics covered in the report including market size and forecast, segment performance (e.g., sugar, syrup and molasses, non-caloric substitutes, and honey), sweeteners as ingredients in packaged food and drink, usage of sweeteners, sweetened products, and leading manufacturers and brands.

Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Information resources available from this organization include:

Background section provides a summary overview of the market for natural sweetener products, with topics covered in this section including U.S. sugarcane and sugarbeet production by geographic region, U.S. and world raw cane and refined beet sugar prices, high fructose corn syrup production and prices, and U.S. deliveries of caloric sweeteners including high fructose corn syrup, honey, and maple syrup.

Market Outlook
Monthly market outlook report analyzes cane and beet sugar production, supply, usage, imports, and exports for the U.S. and Mexico on a historical and projected basis, and also includes on a recurring basis analyses of developments in the world markets and in the NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) high fructose corn syrup market, which encompasses the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.

Yearbook Tables
Yearbook provides current and historical data on production, supply, usage, trade, and prices for sugar and other sweeteners, with data sets provided including world production, supply, and distribution, U.S. and world sweetener prices, and U.S. supply and use; corn sweetener supply, usage, and trade; U.S. honey and maple syrup production, prices, and trade; and U.S. consumption of caloric sweeteners.

LMC International
Sugar & Sweeteners

Comprehensive selection of research reports provides extensive coverage of the sweetener market, with reports available including the annual "Global Markets for Low Caloric and Caloric Sweeteners" report which provides historical and forecast demand data for low calorie (e.g., aspartame, stevia,  sucralose) and caloric sweeteners (e.g., sugar, high fructose syrup) by end use and global region.

Global Sweetener Market

Market research study provides a detailed analysis of the sweetener market on a global basis, with information provided including market size and forecast for natural (e.g., sugar, high fructose corn syrup) and artificial sweeteners (e.g., aspartame, saccharin, sucralose, and neotame) and major producers profiled including Cumberland Packing, Cargill, Ingredion, Tate & Lyle, and Roquette.

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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios

Industry Financial Ratios
Sugar Manufacturers  Search for "31131"

Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level including:

  • Income and expenses in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios

Sugar Processing
(see links for individual reports)

Financial benchmarking section of this report provides an analysis of industry income and expenses as a percentage of revenue by major category (e.g., purchases, wages, depreciation, marketing, rent, utilities, other costs, and earnings before interest and taxes) for the most recent year and line graphs indicating trends for each category over the past five years. Sample report can be viewed free online.

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Compensation and Salary Surveys

PayScale, Inc.
Sugar Refinery

Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage rate data for selected job positions, such as process engineer, production supervisor, assistant buyer, and millwright, with employers for which salary or hourly wage data is provided including Florida Crystals Corporation, which in partnership with a Florida growers cooperative, owns ASR Group and its Florida Crystals, Domino, and C&H brands.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Sugar and Confectionary Product Manufacturing

Annual employment and wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data for personnel employed by manufacturers in this sector that (1) process sugarcane into raw cane sugar and/or (2) refine this product into a finished product form (e.g., granulated, confectioner's powdered, brown, liquid, syrup, and cane or blackstrap molasses) or (3) manufacture finished products directly from sugarbeets.

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Business Valuation Resources

Business Valuation Resources, LLC
DealStats® - Private and Public Company Transaction Data

Interactive database provides detailed transaction data for over 38,000 private and public companies sold for prices ranging from under $250,000 to over $500,000,000, with valuation measures provided including market value of invested capital as a multiple of revenue, gross profit, EBIT, EBITDA, SDE, and book value of invested capital. User guide, free webinar, and sample reports are available online.

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