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Photos: Making Brown Sugar in Mazandaran

Photos by Mohsen Rezapour, Mehr News Agency

These days, the people in the northern Iranian province of Mazandaran, by the Caspian Sea, use a hybrid of traditional and mechanized ways to produce brown sugar from sugar canes.

Natural brown sugar, or raw sugar is a brown sugar produced from the first crystallization of the sugar cane. Based upon weight, unrefined brown sugar from sugar cane, when fully refined, yields about 70% white sugar. There is more molasses in natural brown sugar, giving it a higher mineral content.

Mazandaran Province, Iran


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