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Re: [Slovak-World] sorghum...not molasses

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  • Edward T. Surkosky
    The three largest growers of sugar beets in the world are the European Union, U.S. and Russia. Side products are a Czech Rum and a dark syrup. For further
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      The three largest growers of sugar beets in the world are the European
      Union, U.S. and Russia. Side products are a Czech Rum and a dark syrup. For
      further information see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sugar_beet

      Ed Surkosky

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      From: "durisek" <durisek@...>
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      Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2008 8:42 AM
      Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] sorghum...not molasses


      > Just recently wrote a feature for the local newspaper about sorghum, from
      > which is made syrup. Calling it molasses isn't correct, because molasses
      > is made from sugar cane.... a different plant entirely. The key is high
      > sugar content. I can believe that a sweet syrup could be made from sugar
      > beets....and there are lots of them grown for feed in SK. Judging by what
      > happens to fruit and grain...ie turning it into strong drink... one might
      > guess that the sugar beets would get a try, too....but I have no direct
      > knowledge about that.
      > Here's a link to the article....
      > http://www.kentucky.com/150/story/491963.html
      > Smiles... Zuzka
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