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Who’s Naughty and Who’s Nice: A Year After the Everglades Big Sugar Deal

By Tasha Eichenseher – National Geographic – December 23, 2011
Your celebration this season is, in part, brought to you by southern Florida, where almost 50 percent of the nation’s sugarcane crop comes from. Last year Florida gave us 12,230,000 tons of cane and 1,433,000 tons of crystallized bliss (refined sugar). Hawaii, Louisiana, and Texas made contributions too, but not on the same scale.

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