Sugar War Ends After Sides Reach Secret Settlement

Los Angeles — The sugar and corn industries ended their billion-dollar bitter battle over sweeteners Friday in a secret out-of-court settlement. Both sides announced the deal that puts an end to a trial that began nearly three weeks ago in Los Angeles federal court pitting sugar against high fructose corn syrup. The arch-rivals sugar-coated their acrimony in a settlement statement that announced their commitments to “practices that...

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