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Taste Profile

It is sweet in taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Refined sugar is used as a sweetener in cakes and cookies, tea, coffee, beverages, ice cream, and other sweet dishes.
  2. It can also be used to make various confections and liquor.

Common names and forms

  1. Clarified Sugar
  2. Edible Sugar
  3. Khandsari Sugar
  4. Refined Sugar Powder
  5. Sprinkled Crystal Sugar
  6. Sprinkled Sugar
  7. Sucre Raffine
  8. Sugar (Sucrose)
  9. Sugar Powder
  10. Sugar sprinkler
  11. Sugar White


Refined sugar is a white crystalline carbohydrate obtained from sugarcane or sugar beets which are processed to extract sugar. It is considered as a sweetener or preservative.

Selection Guide

Choose white crystalline sugar that gives a shiny look. Avoid if it contains any dust or debris.


Refined sugar is made of carbohydrates which is converted into glucose and the excess is stored in the body as fat cells causing obesity. It destroys tooth enamel and causes tooth decay. It is not good for diabetic patients as it spikes the sugar level in the body.(1)

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