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'''Sugar''' is a white crystalline solid that is commonly used as a sweetener in [[food]] production, and as an additive is [[drinks]] such as [[tea]] and [[coffee]].
 
'''Sugar''' is a white crystalline solid that is commonly used as a sweetener in [[food]] production, and as an additive is [[drinks]] such as [[tea]] and [[coffee]].
  
Sugar was somewhat expensive in [[period]] and [[honey]] was the preferred sweetener for many dishes.
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The medieval price of sugar varied: generally, it was quite expensive. [[Honey]] was a viable alternative sweetener for many dishes. Sugar was also believed to be excellent for invalids.  
  
 
== Production ==
 
== Production ==

Revision as of 21:00, 15 July 2003

Sugar is a white crystalline solid that is commonly used as a sweetener in food production, and as an additive is drinks such as tea and coffee.

The medieval price of sugar varied: generally, it was quite expensive. Honey was a viable alternative sweetener for many dishes. Sugar was also believed to be excellent for invalids.

Production

Sugar is made from sugar cane by a refining process.

The major sugar producing countries are countries with warm climates, such as Australia, Brazil, and Thailand.

See also: