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La panela, valor nutricional y su importancia en la gastronomía

Sugarcane belongs to the grass family (Gramineae) of the species Saccharum officinarum. Is widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical countries around the world, is a type of sugar widely consumed in South Asia, Indochina, Philippines, India, China, Pakistan, Persia, Syria, Palestine, Borneo, Sumatra, New Guinea, Saudi . Found in northeast Africa to Egypt. Europe, Spain. Central America, Mexico, Panama and most of Latin America, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Bolivia. India is the world's largest producer of sugar cane, the second is Colombia, which, in turn, is the country that has the highest per capita consumption. In Ecuador, known as "panela", in the 60's its use was still popular but now rare thanks to refined sugar which has the country. The production of sugar cane, usually takes place in small factories commonly known mills in rural agro-industrial processes that involve multiple agricultural workers in the process uses three copper or brass vessels. The first vessel is where begins the cooking liquid from the cane (cane juice not fermented), in the second vessel will transferring the foam and other impurities from the boiling of the first, and so on from the second to third . The panela has a high nutritional value food. The high content of mineral salts in the panela represents a benefit to the development of the body. The work is very rewarding through he has been able to learn more about the brown sugar and acquire new knowledge, panela is an ancient product that is losing, and through this research can I apply to my career giving known the riches that has the brown sugar

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