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Sugar cane is a type of grass with a bamboo-like jointed stem that grows up to five meters in height and five centimeters in diameter.

WHAT IS SUGAR CANE

What is Sugar Cane

There is NO added sugar in Geevani! Its naturally delicious! The natural sugar found in Geevani sugarcane juice is not the same as the processed white sugar you find on your kitchen table. Meaning, it’s NOT refined sugar. Do you know that it takes forty sugarcanes to produce one tablespoon of processed sugar? The all natural sugar present in Geevani provides your body with an instant boost of energy after a sweaty session of hot yoga, a long hike, a brutal cross fit session, or any endurance sports you might be into. Just enough to bring you back to life!

Geevani Sugar Cane Sourcing

Geevani sources the best tasting, highest quality sugar cane from the tropical coastal plains of Northern Mexico, choosing to partner only with certified growers who are committed to quality, sustainable and harvesting practices.

Once Geevani sugar cane has been harvested, it undergoes a rigorous inspection process before it is cleaned, cut, squeezed and then cold pressure pasteurized, to ensure retention of nutrients and flavor, following strict food safety guidelines and practices.

Sugarcane juice is consumed around the world not only for its health benefits, but also for its great taste and thirst quenching qualities.

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MEXICO

Jugo de Cana in Mexico is also available freshly squeezed at small stands on street corners. Mexicans especially enjoy this beverage during summers to beat the heat!

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GUATEMALA

Sugarcane juice in Guatemala is called Guarapo. Guatemalans like their freshly squeezed sugarcane juice over ice or as a mixer in their cocktails! Yummy! You know what else Guatemalans are famous for? Yes! Delicious Rum that’s also made from fermented Sugarcane juice!

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BRAZIL

Sugarcane juice is greatly appreciated in Brazil, especially in Zona da Mata, where the sugarcane culture has always been dominant, not only because of its flavor, but also because of its great energy value. Among the inhabitants of the countryside, it is customary to drink sugarcane juice while eating sweet bread, a tasty and accessible sandwich; others like to add some lemon drops to it. There are those who appreciate the juice even after the beginning of the fermenting process, when it acquires a flavor similar to that of aluá, a fermented drink typical of the Brazilian “festas juninas” [June Festival], similar to quentão, in the Brazilian Southeast.

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EGYPT

“Asab” which is Sugar cane juice in Arabic is “Egypt´s national drink. Almost every juice shop in Cairo sells Sugarcane juice. Egyptians are one of the oldest cultures in the world, so in Egypt you can find some meals and drinks that have existed for thousands of years and sugarcane juice is one of them. Women buy sugar cane juice in bags and pour it into their baby´s bottle or hand the jugs rather recklessly to the needy tiny hands of their children, while some men add lemon to this juice and leave it for a few hours to ferment and consume it like alcohol!

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SOUTH AFRICA

Most sugarcane in South Africa is grown predominantly in KwaZulu-Natal. South Africans love drinking sugarcane by itself, use it as a sweetener in drinks or desserts and even cook with it!

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INDIA

Sugarcane juice is a very popular drink and is sold almost at every street corner. It’s called “Ganne ka ras” in Hindi or “Cheruku Rasam “ in Telugu and so on. Indians typically like their sugarcane juice with lime and/or ginger over ice.

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THAILAND

Sugarcane juice is a very common drink enjoyed widely in Thailand and other SE Asian countries. It’s consumed mainly because its rich in minerals, it’s cooling and energizing for people especially during the hot summers.

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CHINA

China being a large country with various customs, is not only known for consuming sugarcane juice especially in some Southern provinces, but is a huge manufacturer of sugarcane juicers!

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VIETNAM

Sugarcane juice, called nước mía or mía đá, is very popular in Vietnam as a refreshing drink in the hot climate. Kumquat juice, a citrus, is often added to enhance the flavor. It is available at small street stalls and is often sold alongside other popular Asian beverages.

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AUSTRALIA

Gaining traction in Australia, sugarcane juice is not only consumed for its delicious taste but also because it’s great for the body. Aussies are loving their sugarcane juice just by itself or with a hint of lemon/lime, with some fresh passion fruit juice, or fresh mint!

One of the things we love and appreciate is that sugar cane juice has all of these nutritional delicious elements. We haven’t found any drink that has this great combination of naturally available nutrients.

Perhaps that’s why Mother Nature made it taste so good.