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Sugar

Carbohydrate found naturally in fruits and vegetables. Sugar may be made from sugar cane, sugar beet or corn. When added to a must or wash it accelerates the fermentation process.

Invert sugar:Is obtained by heating sugar syrup and acidic substances to break down sucrose into its basic components - glucose and fructose.

Raw sugar:This type of sugar is not fully processed. It may include demerara and muscovado which do not undergo the refining process.