cane sugar


Definition of cane sugar

: sugar from sugarcane

Examples of cane sugar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some tangyuan are served as smaller, unfilled rice balls in a soup made from cane sugar. CNN, 1 Dec. 2021 The harvesting practice has emerged as an issue in the congressional race because the region produces more than half the nation’s cane sugar. Hannah Morse, ProPublica, 29 Oct. 2021 Madagascar 66%, made with just three ingredients (organic cocoa beans from Madagascar, organic cane sugar and cocoa butter), was the first chocolate bar Omnom made. Abigail Abesamis Demarest, Forbes, 30 Oct. 2021 Beverages are Mexican Coca-Cola — with cane sugar, not high-fructose corn syrup — agua frescas from strawberries, hibiscus and lime, cold brew, virgin sangria and Jarritos sodas. Susan Dunne,, 4 Oct. 2021 Under prior ownership, most of the cabins and outbuildings were bulldozed to make the property more profitable for cane sugar production and, later, for resale value of the land. Nafeesah Allen, House Beautiful, 13 Aug. 2021 The warmth of cinnamon coupled with the richness and subtle sweetness of cane sugar blends harmoniously with coffee. Tirion Morris, The Arizona Republic, 29 July 2021 All cans clock in at 4.8% and are sweetened with a dash of cane sugar. Kate Dingwall, Forbes, 24 Sep. 2021 Today, the company is led by Porter’s great-grandson Joele and still makes its teas using an age-old secret family recipe and only cane sugar for sweetener. Joanna O'leary, Chron, 7 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of cane sugar

1766, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cane sugar was in 1766

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5 Dec 2021

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“Cane sugar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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: sugar from sugarcane

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