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Sugar Processing

Because of the important place of sugar in Jamaica's history, Jamaicans traditionally grew and processed King Sugar, even in our remote hills. They often stopped short of refining it fully but produced a sweet, delicious mix called Wet Sugar. The process is still done today with equipment and methods handed down through the centuries; though the donkeys which provide the 'Horse Power' are of course from the modern generation. A demonstration and a taste can sometimes be arranged with adequate warning, especially if a group can be mustered to share the price.