Beet sugar



sugar from the roots of the sugar beet.
Compare sugar (def 1).
Historical Examples

The popular impression to the contrary probably comes from the use of beet sugar that has been imperfectly purified.
Candy-Making Revolutionized Mary Elizabeth Hall

What can you say of the comparative value of cane and beet sugar?
Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value Harry Snyder

Low wages will prevail, and this is necessary to enable the planters to compete with the beet sugar producers of Europe.
Due South or Cuba Past and Present Maturin M. Ballou

Either the sugar beets may be mashed or the molasses which remains from the manufacture of beet sugar (as described in Chapter X).
A Practical Handbook on the Distillation of Alcohol from Farm Products F. B. Wright

He predicted that if the differential was reduced the protection on beet sugar would fail.
Under the Prophet in Utah Frank J. Cannon and Harvey J. O’Higgins

Mrs. Child’s letters from 1838 to 1841 are dated from Northampton, where she is assisting to work out the “beet sugar” experiment.
Daughters of the Puritans Seth Curtis Beach

Cane sugar and beet sugar are when completely purified the same substance, that is, sucrose, C12H22O11.
Creative Chemistry Edwin E. Slosson

The beet sugar factory in Japan is said to be working with considerable success.
Scientific American Supplement, No. 832, December 12, 1891 Various

Its chief commercial varieties are cane sugar and beet sugar, both of which produce the same results in cookery operations.
Woman’s Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5 Woman’s Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences

Two refineries are working; one of these uses exclusively cane sugar, while the other employs both cane and beet sugar.
Scientific American Supplement, No. 832, December 12, 1891 Various

noun
the sucrose obtained from sugar beet, identical in composition to cane sugar

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