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The Secret of Sugar :

The simple, irrefutable fact, is this: Sugar is a healthy part of a diet. Carbohydrates, including sugar, are the preferred sources of the body’s fuel for brain power, muscle energy and every natural process that goes on in e\ery functioning cell. Sugar is more than a “fun” food ingredient, it’s an essential one as well. Because it’s all-natural, you can consume it with confidence. As Nature’s preferred sweetener, sugar is present not only in nutrient-dense fruits and vegetables, but is also a key component, in foods as diverse as whole grain breads and cereals, yogurts and tomato sauces.

Producing countries of sugar:

The five largest producers of sugar in 2011 were Brazil, India, the European Union, China and Thailand. At present, Brazil is currently the largest, sugar producing nation in the world, Brazil exported 17.7 million tons of sugar to other nations, which comprises almost. 40% of the sugar traded in the world that year. That, fluctuations of sugar production in Brazil alone can affect, world sugar prices substantially.

But what does ICUMSA 45 actually mean?


ICUMSA – is ail acronym for the – International Commission for Uniform Methods of Sugar Analysis. It is a world-wide body which brings together the activities of the National Committees for Sugar Analysis in more than thirty member countries. ICUMSA is the only international organization concerned solely with analytical methods for the sugar industry. The ICUMSA ratings method allow s a meaningful and accurate description of the product which can be easily understood by interested parties no matter where they come from.


ICUMSA 45 sugar is the highest quality sugar available on the market today according to the Brazilian SGS method of testing. ICUMSA 45 sugar is a sparkling white, highly refined sugar, suitable for human consumption and use in a wide range of food applications. Sugar trading features heavily in futures trading, and many crops are sold years before they are actually grown, sometimes up to three years before the sugar cane is even planted. Brazil refines relatively little of its sugar for export, so newcomers to the market will often find that, much Brazilian ICUMSA 45 has already been sold quite some time before it was produced. For this reason, buyers looking to purchase large amounts of sugar, especially of ICUMSA 45, but also lower grade sugar often run into difficulties sourcing a reliable supplier.

The name of the goods:   ICUMSA 45 SUGAR   Origin:  Brazil


TOLARITY at 20“C: 99.80° Minimum
SULPHATED ASH CONTENT: 0.04% Maximum by Weight
MOISTURE: 0.04% Maximum by Weight MAGNETIC PARTICLES: mg/kg 4 SOLUBILITY: 100% Dry & free flowing
ICUMSA: Color 45 ICUMSA attenuation index Units (Method #10-1978) Maximum
COLOUR: Brilliant white
REDUCING SUGAR: 0.0T$ in Dry Mass
RADIATION: Normal w/o presence of cesium or iodine S02: mg/kg 20
HEAVY METALS, TOXIC ELEMENTS maximum mg / kg basis
ARSENIC 0.50 CADMIUM 0.05 COPPER 1.00          .
LEAD 1.00 MERCURY 0.01 ZINC 3.00
PESTICIDE TRACES Maximum mg / kg basis
PATHOGENIC BACTERIA including SALMONELLA per 25 gram: Nil.
Bacillus per gram: Nil

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