Sugar: How is produced from cane? (Infographic)

Last Updated : 07 February 2015

Globally, 80% of sugar is produced from sugar cane. Sugar cane is not grown in the EU. Main sugar cane producers include Brazil, India, China, Mexico, Australia, Thailand, Pakistan, and the United States.

Raw sugar produced from cane contains brown syrup within its crystal structure; this makes it brown in colour. White sugar is then produced by removing this brown syrup (refining).

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