Corn Refiners Association -

Corn refiners play an important part in American agribusiness. Corn refining is today's leading example of value added agriculture.

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Many of the products that consumers enjoy daily are made from corn.

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Conferences and events of interest to the corn refining industry.

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Resources include CRA’s newly released 2016 Corn Annual, industry white papers, and other information.

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Current Issues

#DYK: Liquid hand soaps contain multiple #corn derivatives, and in many cases 1/4 of the ingredients contain corn…

It's #NationalGolfMonth! #DYK golfers use 2Bill tees/yr? #Cornstarch tees biodegrade faster & r better 4 the enviro…

#DYK: #Cornstarch can often be a major ingredient in the manufacturing of paper. #KernelofInnovation

#DYK: Some bandagesinclude #cornstarch. Its super absorbent properties help accelerate healing and reduce scarring.

Press Releases

CRA Statement on Objectives to Renegotiate NAFTA

July 17, 2017 WASHINGTON, DC– Today, in reaction to the objectives posted by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative on renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA),

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CRA Statement on Final Sugar Suspension Agreements

July 3, 2017 Washington, DC – Today the U.S. Commerce Department announced the finalized Sugar Suspension Agreements between the United States and Mexico.  John Bode, President and CEO of the Corn Refiners Association,

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CRA Statement on Sugar Suspension Agreements

June 6, 2017 Washington, DC – In response to today’s announcement by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and Mexico’s Minister of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal on the successful conclusion of the Suspension Agreements on Sugar from Mexico,

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CRA Statement on NAFTA Letter of Intent

May 18, 2017 WASHINGTON, DC – Today, in reaction to the letter of intent to renegotiate the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) sent to Congress by U.S.

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CRA Congratulates Senate Confirmation of Scott Gottlieb as FDA Commissioner

May 9, 2017 WASHINGTON, DC – Corn Refiners Association President and CEO John Bode issued the following statement congratulating Scott Gottlieb on his confirmation as Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner of Food and Drugs.

About Us

Based in Washington, D.C., the Corn Refiners Association (CRA) is the national trade association representing the corn refining (wet milling) industry of the United States. CRA and its predecessors have served this important segment of American agribusiness since 1913.

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