Sugar and sweeteners

Cane sugar Raw. In pieces

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  • Conditionnement 500g

Sugar cane is originally from India and South China. Around 510, it was introduced by the Persians on the shores of the eastern Mediterranean, then in the 7th century by the Arabs in Egypt, Rhodes, Cyprus, North Africa, ... When sugar was first imported into England in 1264, it was considered a medicine and a food sweetener, which only the rich could buy. Cane sugar appeared in France in the 11th century, brought back from the crusades in Palestine and Syria. In the 16th century, the conquerors of America brought sugar cane to the West Indies, Mexico, Cuba and Brazil, and later to the islands of the Indian Ocean and Indonesia.