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WHO INVENTED SUGAR? I

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WHO INVENTED SUGAR? I If you search the Bible through, from the first word in Genesis to the last word in the Revela- tions, you cannot find the word sugar. There is no sugar in the Bible. It is not there, because the ancient Jews did not know sugar. They used honey instead. It was in honey that Rachel and David's mother preserved their fruits-with honey that Jezebel and Esther and Martha mixed their daintiest pastry. It is said to have been one of Alexander the Great's generals who first brought sugar from India to Greece, and that would be fully 300 years before the Christian era. In Galen's time, however, about 150 years after Christ, the Western nations had heard of sugar only as a rare medicine. But, a while ago, it was stated in a German contemporary that the Chinese can be proved to have manufactured and used cane sugar for more than 3,000 years. In which case the Chinese were the inventors of sugar, as of printing, the mariner's compass", and probably gunpowder.

Sir Harry Maclean.