Latin America

Welcome to Making Sense of Sugar

A dedicated resource for people in Latin America*, to give you facts on sugar and the role it can play as part of a healthy balanced diet based on robust science.

Making Sense of Sugar has been funded and developed by AB Sugar. Making Sense of Sugar Latin America has been developed in collaboration with UNALA, the Latin American Sugar Producers Association. We hope you find this information useful to help you make informed diet choices for you, your family and friends.

*Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Puerto Rico (U.S. Territory), Uruguay, and Venezuela.

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