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Aparna Meena Divya Kardam Jyotsna Borgoyary() Kanika Kalyan() Kanchan ()

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|Topic |No. | |About sugar |5 | |About the company |7 | |Ramkola plant |10 | |Raw material |11 | |Plant and machinery |12 | |Process design |14 | |Key strengths |21 | |Challenges |23 | |Future initiatives |24 | |Focus of the co. |25 | |Social commitment |26 | |Environmental concerns |27 | |Milestones |28 |

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We would like to thank our teacher Mrs. Geetanjali Juneja for guiding us through this project. And we are very thankful to the company for allowing us to visit their plant and Mr. Rohan Kapoor for facilitating our trip.

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Sugar is a class of edible crystalline substances, mainly sucrose, lactose, and fructose. Human taste buds interpret its flavor as sweet. Sugar as a basic food carbohydrate primarily comes from sugar cane and from sugar beet, but also appears in fruit, honey, sorghum, sugar maple (in maple syrup), and in many other sources

Table sugar comes from plant sources. Two important sugar crops predominate: sugarcane and sugar beets, in which sugar can account for 12% to 20% of the plant's dry weight. Some minor commercial sugar crops include the date palm, sorghum , and the sugar maple. In the financial year 2006/2007, worldwide production of sugar amounted to 134.1 million Tonnes. The first production of sugar from sugarcane took place in India. Alexander the Great's companions reported seeing "honey produced without the intervention of bees" and it remained exotic in Europe until the Arabs started cultivating it in Sicily and Spain. Only after the Crusades did it begin to rival honey as a sweetener in Europe. The Spanish began cultivating sugarcane in the West Indies in 1506 (and in Cuba in 1523). The Portuguese first cultivated sugarcane in Brazil in 1532. Uttar Pradesh Sugar Industry is one of the largest sugar industries in the Indian economy. The lavish measures in form of new promotional policies for the Uttar Pradesh sugar industry by the state...
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