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A Guaranteed Price for Sugar Farmers Leaves Some Sour

It may take only a little sugar to make candy and cookies tasty treats, but sugar is big business.

This election cycle sugar growers gave more to political campaigns than tobacco companies.

Big Sugar spends big to preserve a complex government program that benefits the industry by boosting the domestic price of the crop.

It costs consumers about 2 billion dollars annually. And in South Florida nearly 700,000 acres are dedicated to growing sugar cane. 

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