Rising Sugar Prices Set To Drive Candy Prices Higher

A series of disasters in Australia's sugarcane region and foul weather in Brazil, India and China have driven up world sugar prices and will impact candy, according to The Seattle Post Intelligencer in Seattle, Wash.

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Editor's Insight: Refreshment service operators need to pass along this report to their customers. Operators continue to face cost increases that need to be passed on to customers.

Commodity costs are rising, as are other costs, such as fuel, taxes and employee benefits. 02-11-11 Elliot Maras