Big Business: Inside the Sugar Industry, 1st Edition

  • M. M. Eboch
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 1624022987
  • ISBN-13: 9781624022982
  • DDC: 338.1736
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released April 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Some commodities command massive economic, social, and political influence. This title examines the business around sugar, a product with massive influence in the energy and food industries. It explores sugar's historical influence, its use in biofuels, and its place in the modern diet. Features include essential facts, a glossary, selected bibliography, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Fueled by Sugar.
2: The Rise of Sugarcane.
3: A New Source of Sweetness.
4: The Science of Sweet.
5: Selling Sugar.
6: Sugar and Health.
7: Facing off Against Other Sweeteners.
8: A Sweet World.
9: Healthy Land, Healthy People.
Sugarcane Production 2014.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Author.