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You've found Sugarcane in the News, the home of the official American Sugar Cane League press releases and other news stories about the sugar industry. In this section you will find links to the Sugar News, our email newsletter about the the people who have made sugarcane the Louisiana's number one crop for more than two centuries. You can sign up to receive the Sugar News in your mailbox here.

There's also a link to The Sugar Bulletin, the League's monthly magazine, and its advertising rates and subscrption information. The Sugar Bulletin has been published since 1922 and you can research the sugar industry archives by clicking here or in the drop list to the left. The American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists archives are also available.

Check back frequently to stay up to date on breaking news, legislative issues and other important information about the sugar industry.

Mardi Gras King Cake!

Haydel's Bakery in New Orleans bakes a lot of king cakes. every Mardi Gras. Follow their recipe and you can celebrate Louisiana Mardi Gras anywhere in the world! Ingredients 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup shortening 2…

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Pecan Pie: A Louisiana Classic

Pecan Pie: A Louisiana Classic! This recipe on the side of the Steen's  Pure Cane Syrup label has been a Bayou State favorite for generations. It combines two Louisiana staples, cane syrup and pecans! You can't go wrong with this…

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Recipe of the Week: French Cup Cakes

1 cup butter 2 cups powdered sugar 3 eggs, separated 3 squares chocolate, melted 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 cup chopped nuts graham cracker crumbs Beat egg whites, set aside. Cream butter, sugar, egg yolks, vanilla. Add melted chocolate, beat well.…

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Holiday Recipes: Almond Toffee

The holiday season is always a great time to have fun in the kitchen. Here's an old-timey candy favorite in the vintage cookbook "From the Sugar Bowl: A collection of Cajun Recipes From Louisiana Sugar Families & Their Friends." The…

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