Refined white sugar and brown sugar are obtained from the sugar cane and are used as sweeteners. It is also used to preserve food, and as sugar inhibits microbial growth. Try it out this way: cut off in half and with a spoon eat the jelly pulp. Its flavor is sweet and aromatic, a mixture of apple, lychee and persimmon.
In New Iberia (Louisiana) is held the Annual Sugar Cane Festival, where all sugar cane producers organize a festival full of activities with the purpose to promote all the benefits and usage of the sugar cane, and also to emphasize the importance of this plant to the region.
It is originally from Southeast Asia, concretely from New Guinea. Nevertheless, today is widely cultivated, especially in Latin America.
375 calories in 100 grams. Sugar cane is low in cholesterol and sodium. The fruit is recommended to protect the health of our gums and teeth and to increase our energy.