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is the cane plant’s vegetable skeleton in which juice is stored and through which plant food, dissolved in water, is distributed throughout the plant. In the milling process, the fibre cells are ruptured, thus freeing the juice. The fibre content of sugar cane varies according to variety. The normal range is 10% to 16%. A medium and consistent fibre content is desirable in commercial varieties

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