The Canadian Sugar Institute is the national, non-profit association representing the industry on nutrition and international trade affairs. The Institute provides a science-based Nutrition Information Service and seeks fair treatment on international trade policies and disputes.
Sugar is a carbohydrate and like all carbohydrates, provides 4 calories per gram, compared to fat that has 9 calories per gram.
Learn key information and statistics regarding Canadians' consumption of added sugar.
We answer your questions about sugar and behaviour, dental health and more.
Find out more about international trade affairs related to the sugar industry.