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:

The manufacturing process of sugar cane

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 manufacturing process of sugar cane

The juice of sugar cane called guarapo and itself is very tasty, especially with lemon.

The manufacturing process of sugar cane

But then the juice is boiled in huge vats. Here in these

The manufacturing process of sugar cane

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.

The manufacturing process of sugar cane

Then poured into molds.

The manufacturing process of sugar cane

Speaking of forms. Here's an article on the wiki.

The manufacturing process of sugar cane

So, in that sense, in Venezuela, nothing has changed for hundreds of years.

The manufacturing process of sugar cane

While some manufacturers have moved away from the canon and make the bars.

The manufacturing process of sugar cane

But the classic is considered Sugarloaf conical shape, wrapped in trosnik.

The manufacturing process of sugar cane