Interesting Food - Sugar

According to Fairtrade International, 135 million tonnes of sugar is produced every year.

(There are millions of sugar cane and sugar beet farms and plantations in 127 countries around the world.

The top 10 sugar producers by metric ton are:-

1. Brazil 37,133,000 Cane
2. India 28,800,000 Cane
3. China 12,341,000 Beet & Cane
4. Thailand 10,569,000 Cane
5. USA 7,655,000 Beet & Cane
6. Russia 5,413,000 Beet
7. Mexico 5,258,000 Cane
8. France 5,193,000 Beet
9. Germany 4,638,000 Beet
10. Pakistan 4,520,000 Beet & Cane

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Sources:
http://www.sugarnutrition.org.uk/
http://www.fairtrade.net/sugar.html

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