WHO WE ARE
Based in Washington, D.C., the Corn Refiners Association (CRA) is the national trade association representing the corn refining industry of the United States. CRA and its predecessors have served this important segment of American agribusiness since 1913. Corn refiners manufacture sweeteners, ethanol, starch, bioproducts, corn oil and feed products from corn components such as starch, oil, protein and fiber.
Statement by the Corn Refiners Association on the recent University of Southern California – Keck School of Medicine’s Study On the Effects of Fructose and Glucose on SatietyWASHINGTON, DC – The recent study by the University of Southern California – Keck School of Medicine, which claims fructose consumption ‘leads to smaller increases in plasma insulin levels, greater increases in hunger and desire for food’ compared to glucose, fails to... read more
Corn Refiners Association Response to University of California- Davis Study Claiming Link between Beverages Sweetened with HFCS and Increased Risk Factors for Cardiovascular DiseaseWASHINGTON, DC – A recent study by a team at the University of California - Davis claiming beverages sweetened with high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) significantly increase the risk factors for cardiovascular diseases fails to demonstrate increased risk of... read more