Sugar Growing sugar

 

Sugar cane (Saccharum officnarum) is one of the several species of tall perennial true grasses of the genus Saccharum, tribe Andropogoneae, native to the warm temperate-to-tropical regions of Southern Asia, and is used for the production of sugar.
 
Sugar Milling sugar

 

When the harvested sugar cane is transported to the sugar mill, it first passes through a shredder. This reduces the billets of cane in to a fibrous mass. The shredded cane then passes through a series of mills where it is washed and crushed to extract as much sugar juice as possible.
 
Sugar Refining sugar 1

 

The refining process is also known as the purification step, because it a process that simply removes all impurities and colour, leaving only the pure white sucrose.
 
Sugar a verstile food 1

 

A number of physical and chemical properties make refined sugar a useful, safe and versatile food ingredient. These properties are either difficult or impossible to reproduce with any other sweetening substance.
 
Molasses all round health food

 

Along with its usage as a sweetener in food products, molasses also offers health benefits and is used for treating a wide range of ailments.
 
Cane juice the healthy juice 1

 

Sugar cane is packed with vitamins and minerals that are good for the body, and the juice squeezed from sugar cane is rich in phosphorous, iron, potassium, calcium and magnesium.
 
SunshineSugar Fact Sheet 1

 

Sunshine Sugar is the only 100% Australian owned manufacturer of locally grown, certified sustainable, raw and refined sugar products.
 

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