Types of Sugar

Types of Sugar

White (or granulated) sugar, a sweet carbohydrate, also known as sucrose, is obtained primarily from sugar cane or sugar beets. Cane sugar and beet sugar are chemically identical. These highly refined sugars are the most popular sweeteners both in the home and in candy processing plants. Castor sugar is another name for superfine white sugar. This finely granulated sugar is preferred in bakeries for making meringues and syrups because of its superior dissolvability. Brown sugar (or soft sugar) is simply white granulated sugar coated with molasses. Various grades are available from light brown to dark brown, with the latter having a more intense flavor. Brown sugars are typically used in baked beans, hams, bacon, and some types of candy. Other types of sugars include powdered sugar (white granulated sugar crushed very fine), raw sugar (the residue after sugar cane has been processed), and turbinado sugar (steam cleaned raw sugar).

. . .

  • SAVE 5% on your order Today! Use Promo code ~ sweetsavings
  • SAVE 5% on your order Today! Use Promo code ~ sweetsavings
  • Your confidential information is protected by 256bit SSL Secure Servers!

Orders are shipped the same business day when placed by 4pm EST and come with a 100% guarantee!

Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and check out our Candy Blog for all the latest candy news, events and Candy Crate specials.
Join Candy Crate's Mailing List
to receive an INSTANT coupon via e-mail
We NEVER share email addresses or personal information!

CandyCrate.com, buy bulk old fashioned sweets, retro candy and candy gift baskets shipped same day from California online candy store.

Shop custom crafted candy gifts and a warehouse of discount bulk candy for birthdays, candy buffets, weddings, parties and special events.

The only online candy store and wholesale distributor of old fashioned candies that offers hundreds of custom made candy gift assortments. Specializing in hard to find penny candy, retro candy and cheap candy. Buy discount bulk candy from all major confectionery suppliers specializing in candy favorites from the 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s and 1990s. We also deliver sweet treats dating back to the 1880s. Quick shipping from California to the entire United States, Canada, Europe, Asia and all US Military bases.

All content included on this site is the property of Candy Crate, Inc. or its content suppliers and protected by United States and international copyright laws. The compilation of all content, articles, and images on this site is the exclusive property of candycrate.com© and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. Copyright 2000 - 2016 Candy Crate Inc. All rights reserved.
Types of Sugar