From the Far East also came the sugar-cane, very important till the recent development of the sugar beet industry.
Sheridan City has several large plants, including an iron works, flour mill, sugar beet factory and a brick and tile plant.
By skillful cross-breeding, they have raised the efficiency of the sugar beet from 7% to 15% sugar.
It occurs in many plants especially in the sugar cane and sugar beet.
For the sugar of candy-making, there are three sources: the sugar cane, sugar beet and the sugar maple.
The sugar beet has been added to the productions of Chile, and with it the manufacture on a small scale of beet sugar.
The sugar beet has, in Europe especially, become the basis of a great industry.
It was formerly obtained almost entirely from the sugar cane, but at present the greatest amount of it comes from the sugar beet.
He it was who in creating the sugar beet laid the foundation for one of the chief industries of our time.
The sugar beet is not just like the plant of the same name which we raise for table use.