The manufacturing process of sugar cane
• The manufacturing process of cane sugar
You've seen on supermarket shelves allegedly Thatched sugar? Want to learn how to make a real, authentic, raw sugar (panela, papelon) in Venezuela? Then this post you:
On a photo of one of the men harvesting cane cooperatives. Harvesters were once, but broken, no money or no spare parts for their repair.
After harvesting of cane squeeze the juice. This is the only mechanized (partially) stage. Then all hands.
The juice of sugar cane called guarapo and itself is very tasty, especially with lemon.
But then the juice is boiled in huge vats. Here in these
Or here in such trays. But here at least and faster turns, but there is the risk of "burn through" papelon and then get shit and not the panel.
Then poured into molds.
Speaking of forms. Here's an article on the wiki.
So, in that sense, in Venezuela, nothing has changed for hundreds of years.
While some manufacturers have moved away from the canon and make the bars.
But the classic is considered Sugarloaf conical shape, wrapped in trosnik.