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Old 21 January 2011, 03:01 AM
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Filters used by some cane sugar refineries may be made from cattle bone char, which decolourizes the sugar. Beetroot sugar (which is increasingly more common in the US) is processed without bone char because it doesn't require much decolourization.
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