If Ferrer gets his way in 2016, Peña
expressed apprehension that the days of Roberto S. Benedicto
will make a comeback in the sugar industry and the province.
tenure as head of the Philippine Sugar Commission
(Philsucom) in the 1980's, Benedicto
blamed for causing massive losses to sugar producers, because of the single-marketing scheme in which Philsucom
bought the producers' sugar at very low prices.