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Chapter Three: Sugar and sugarcane

History of sugarcane planting and manufacture of sugar

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Consumption of sweeteners - An evolutionary analysis of historical development

In this paper, a positive approach on evolving consumer preferences was presented. The proposition of two innate learning mechanisms is consistent with a consilient perspective on human behavior. Since both learning mechanisms have revealed to be historically contingent,

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De historias y técnicas del pan de azúcar

We are so used to how sugar is nowadays to be found, than close to no one remembers that its original commercial shape was that of a heavy conical loaf. This article describes the production techniques. These resemble partly the ...

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El proceso de redimensionamiento de la agroindustria azucarera cubana y su impacto en las cooperativas cañeras

Analysis of the impact of the reduction of the Cuban sugar industry on the sugarcane cooperatives

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Historic dates of the sugar agroindustry in Colombia

Short history of the Colombian sugarcane processing industry

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History and technology of sugar in Trinidad & Tobago - Saccharum officinarum (sugar cane)

History of sugarcane cultivation and processing in Trinidad & Tobago

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How sweet it is! - A history of sugar and sugar refining in the United States including a glossary of sweeteners

A history of sugar and sugar refining in the United States including a glossary of sweeteners

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How sweet it was - The sugar trade in Alexandria

When the City archaeologists in Alexandria uncovered hundreds of earthenware pottery sherds at the Sugar House Site, they had to similarly uncover the artifacts' function. Researching documents and old prints shed light on the antiquated sugar refining process used here ...

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Inventing Purity in the Atlantic Sugar World, 1860-1930

This dissertation illuminates how expert labor makes a complex natural substance into a uniform global commodity. Drawing on both published sources and extensive archival research in the continental United States, in Scotland, and in Puerto Rico, it provides new insight ...

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Java sugar industry and sugar cane engineering in Nineteenth Century

History of sugar production and engineering in Indonesia

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La caña de azúcar y sus derivados en la Huasteca San Luís Potosí México

Sugar cane is the first and most important harvest in Mexico, the sugar The change was drastic because of the larger native population and the Spaniards’ interest in other commodities such as minerals and other agricultural products. In this paper ...

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Las haciendas cañeras en el sur del lago de Maracaibo-Venezuela (siglos XVI-XVII)

This analysis studies sugar cane plantations located south of Lake Maracaibo, in the jurisdiction of Merida (Venezuela), where sugar cane was cultivated and processed from the sixteenth century. It is a quantitative and qualitative study of the origin, evolution, production ...

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Louisiana Sugar - A Geohistorical Perspective

The planting of sugarcane in Louisiana’s southern parishes has persisted with stunning continuity since its introduction in the late eighteenth century. This industry, however, is an economic and agricultural anomaly. It is a relic of the sixteenth-century expansion of ...

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M&A and reorganization of the modern sugar manufacturing industry Authors: Fumikatsu Kubo

The modern sugar manufacturing industry has a layered opposition structure based on the complex interconnection of three levels of various production structures. First, I will examine this three-tiered reorganization in detail and emphasize that a key player in the second ...

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Okinawa's History - Raw sugar

Sugar manufacture started in 1623 in the Ryukyus

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Plant cultures - Sugar cane early technology

History of sugar cane processing in ancient India

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Postbellum developments in the Louisiana cane sugar industry

The sugar industry of Louisiana underwent two significant transitions following the Civil War. First, there was a movement to separate the agricultural and manufacturing states of sugar production. The industry slowly developed central factories that supplemented their own raw cane ...

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Resumen del desarrollo histórico de la caña de azúcar en Costa Rica

History of the development of sugarcane cultivation and processing in Costa Rica

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Some Notes on the Geography of Sugar Cane in Ecuador

The economic importance of sugar cane does not occupy a central position in the economy of Ecuador even though the South American country is predominantly agricultural. It is significant, however, with respect to the value of the products derived from ...

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Sugarcane cultivation and sugar industry in India: Historical perspectives

Sugarcane had been one of the most important and celebrated crops cultivated widely in India since time immemorial. Its cultivation and uses are mentioned in ancient Indian literature as well as in the descriptions in important books written during the ...

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Sugar - The Cambridge World History of Food

History of the production and processing of sugar.

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The machines that milled the sugar-canes - The horizontal double roller mills in the first sugar plantations of the Americas

This essay intends to demonstrate in a more or less definitive manner that the horizontal double rollers were the mechanism used to crush the sugar-canes and to squeeze out their juice in the first sugar farms or plantations of the ...

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The role of sugar cane in Brazil´s history and economy

Brazil's economic history and social structure have "been linked to the culture of sugar cane in many aspects. Sugar cane provided the economic base for the Portuguese occupation of Brazil upon its discovery in 1500. It influenced considerably the ...

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The Venezuelan panela industry - Reasons for its decline and its survival

If one compares current statistics on production and consumption, one notices that the decline of the panela industry in Venezuela has been particularly drastic. At the end of the 1950s, approximately twice as much panela was produced as sugar, whereas ...

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