Human being roughly consumes 24kg sugar annually(33kg in commercial countries). It is mostly considered harmful but it has many health benefits too, as it is an instant energy and can be used in fighting with low blood pressure, diabetics and depression. Sugarcane, world’s largest crop, accounts for 80 percent of production in the world, most of the rest is produced from beets. Warm Countries produce cane sugar whereas regions with cooler climates produce beet sugar.
Top 5 sugar producing countries of the world
|Rank||Country||Production 2012 (1000 metric tons)|
Source: Food and Agriculture Organization
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