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[mass noun] Sugar obtained from sugar cane.
- ‘The drinking chocolate contains Fairtrade cocoa beans and cane sugar from the Caribbean and Africa.’
- ‘Once in solution, granule size was no longer an issue, and the differences between cane sugar and beet sugar disappeared.’
- ‘If your primary source of fermentable sugars is cane sugar then you're not really making beer.’
- ‘The spirit used for fortification comes from a variety of different sources and could be based on grapes, sugar beet, cane sugar, agricultural by-products, or even petroleum.’
- ‘Maple syrup can be substituted for cane sugar in many recipes, and its use as a standard sweetener is only the beginning.’
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