Happy Valentine's Day from AEI's Farm Bill Project

With Valentine’s Day upon us, Americans will buy and enjoy candies and chocolates by the millions. But every box costs a little bit more because of sugar quotas that guarantee sugar cane and beet producers and sugar processors higher returns than they would obtain if they faced genuine competition from the global market.

Click here for a post by American Enterprise Institute (AEI) agricultural economist Vince Smith on how the US sugar program turns Valentine’s Day sour.

Learn more about AEI’s farm bill project at www.AmericanBoondoggle.com.

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