• MILLing
    Cora-Texas Mill, White Castle, La. 
  • PLANTING
    Sugarcane can be planted by hand.
  • HARVESTING
    Harvester chopping cane.
  • hauling
    Sugarcane is grown in 22 Louisiana parishes.
  • sugarcane
    A well-suited crop for south Louisiana's climate.
Louisiana produces 1.4 million tons of raw sugar. All of the raw sugar produced by Louisiana's 11 sugar mills would fill up half of the Louisiana Superdome.

Welcome to the American Sugar Cane League website. We are dedicated to supporting the Louisiana sugar industry through research, legislation, education and public relations.

We hope you will join us in celebrating the many benefits of the sugarcane plant as we work toward making life sweeter, naturally.

From the Sugar Belt to your tableHow is sugarcane, Louisiana’s number one row crop, turned into the sugar that’s in your sugar bowl? The answer is explained in "From Louisiana’s Sugar Belt to Your Table,” a new, full color, 16-page educational brochure designed for students of all ages. READ THE STORY



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