sugar refining

sugar refining

[′shu̇g·ər ri‚fīn·iŋ]
(food engineering)
The purification of sugar from sugarcane or sugarbeet by the removal of impurities (vegetable proteins and salts), followed by decolorization and crystallization of the pure sucrose.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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