Did you know that Sugar cane was cultivated in New Guinea about 8000 years ago for the sole purpose of
Sugar cane - Saccharum officinarum
Saccharum officinarum, sugarcane, is a large, strong-growing species of grass in the genus Saccharum,
a member of the grass family Poaceae. It originated in southeast Asia and is now cultivated in tropical and subtropical countries worldwide for the production of sugar and other products.
It is widely cultivated, providing around 70% of the world’s sugar. Sugar cane yields the highest number of calories per unit area of cultivation of any