Raw sugar is cane sugar which has been minimally processed. Raw sugar is the product of the first stage of cane sugar refining process. And thus raw sugar has distinctive characteristics. The crystals of raw sugar are somewhat brown in color. Raw sugar is the residue left after sugar cane has been processed to remove the molasses and to refine the sugar crystals. Raw sugar flavor is considered to be similar to brown sugar but it shouldn’t be confused with brown sugar.
Raw sugar is rich in its nutrient value. Raw sugar is well known for its unique taste and sweeteners and most importantly raw sugar is healthier than other sweeteners. Raw sugar is used in various dishes. Raw sugar contains eleven calories per teaspoon and has the same minerals and vitamin consistency which is found in the sugar cane juice. Raw sugar contains following minerals like phosphorus, calcium, iron, magnesium and potassium. Raw sugar is a much better alternative compared to any other artificial sweetening agent. Raw sugar is not only healthy, but it also cooks and bakes exactly like other white refined sugar thus giving it an advantage over all other products.