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  1. 1. Source : 14, 2013 1pps: chieuquetoi, bachkienClick to continue
  2. 2. Sugar and salt• Although modern techniques often bring sugar and salt to our tables,these two simple treats for the palate are still harvested andprocessed in traditional, if not ancient methods the world over. Over160 million tons of sugar is produced annually in well over 100countries, most of it processed from cane in tropical countries. Theworld uses 240 million tons of salt every year in everything from foodto industrial applications. Gathered here are images of the toils thatresult in two of our favorite flavors. - Lane Turner (32 photos total)• 14, 2013 2Click to continue
  3. 3. A cut stem of sugar cane stands in a field in Saraburiprovince, Thailand on May 9, 2012. Thailand is the worldssecond-biggest exporter. (Dario Pignatelli/Bloomberg)May 14, 2013 3Click to continue
  4. 4. Indian salt pan worker BhartibenRameshbhai breaks up the mineral from aflooded salt pan near Odu village in theLittle Rann of Kutch region in India onMay 1, 2013. Recent unseasonal rains inthe region have washed away tons ofprecious salt there, ruining thelivelihoods of hundreds. (SamPanthaky/AFP/Getty Images)#May 14, 2013 4Click to continue
  5. 5. A visitor walks past the Chamber of the Mirrors inthe Nemocon salt mine on September 26, 2012. Themine is one of Colombias most popular touristattractions. (Jose Miguel Gomez/Reuters) #May 14, 2013 5Click to continue
  6. 6. Antonio Noguera boils the water extracted frommangrove swamps at a pool to process kitchen saltin a salt mine in Colorado de Abangares,Guanacaste, Costa Rica on April 11, 2013. Peoplework in temperatures between 35 and 40 Celsiusfor 122 dollars a month. (Jeffrey Arguedas/EPA) #May 14, 2013 6Click to continue
  7. 7. The salt field at Palibelo village on theoutskirts of Bima, Indonesia lies tranquil onNovember 22, 2012. (Beawiharta/Reuters) #May 14, 2013 7Click to continue
  8. 8. A man prays in a Mosque made up of salt rock at the worlds secondlargest salt mine in Khewra, Pakistan on April 20, 2013. The mine isPakistans oldest salt mine and a major tourist attraction, drawing up to250,000 visitors a year. Its history dates to 320 BC following its discoveryby Alexanders troops, but trading began in the Mughal era. The maintunnel was developed during British rule in 1872. The mine produces morethan 350,000 tons a year. (Omer Saleem/EPA) #May 14, 2013 8Click to continue
  9. 9. A worker shows flower of salt, also known asthe caviar of salt, in the saltworks near Nin,Croatia on August 24, 2012. It appears at thesea surface as a thin layer of salt flakes, likeflower petals, which are collected manuallywith micron sieves. Price for this kind of saltreaches 50 euros per kilogram. (HrvojePolan/AFP/GettyImages) #May 14, 2013 9Click to continue
  10. 10. Smoke rises from the chimney of the sugar factory inPlattling, Germany on October 9, 2012. (ArminWeigel/AFP/GettyImages) #May 14, 2013 10Click to continue
  11. 11. An Afghan worker prepares traditional sweets ata factory on the outskirts of Jalalabad onNovember 25, 2012. (NoorullahShirzada/AFP/Getty Images) #May 14, 2013 11
  12. 12. A worker burns sugar cane waste, part ofthe process in making biochar, at the EcoFuel Africa factory in Lugazi, Uganda onJanuary 29, 2013. The process producesa powder which can be used as anorganic fertilizer or compressed for useas a bio fuel which burns longer thancharcoal. (Michele Sibiloni/AFP/GettyImages) #May 14, 2013 12
  13. 13. A man works on salt beds in Pangasinan province,Philippines on May 6, 2013. Salt-making is a majorsource of livelihood for the provinces coastaltowns. (Aaron Favila/Associated Press) #May 14, 2013 13
  14. 14. A woman throws out soil after collecting salt from it inDjegbadji, Benin on January 11, 2013. Artisanal saltfarmers here dig off the top layer of soil near theirhomes then filter water through the dirt to draw outsalt. They later boil the water to collect the salt.(Sunday Alamba/Associated Press) #May 14, 2013 14
  15. 15. A worker tests the quality of ethanol samples at aprocessing facility near Sertaozinho, Brazil on August24, 2012. Some 48.5 percent of all the cane processedwill be directed to sugar at the expense of ethanol.(Dado Galdieri/Bloomberg) #May 14, 2013 15
  16. 16. A Cambodian man carries palm juice formaking sugar during harvesting season inTuol, Cambodia on December 13, 2012.(Heng Sinith/Associated Press) #May 14, 2013 16
  17. 17. Local farmers cut sugar cane at Chea Khlangcommunes field in Prey Veng, Cambodia onSeptember 1, 2012. (Heng Sinith/Associated Press) #May 14, 2013 17
  18. 18. A worker pushes a wagon full of salt at the Ston Saltworks inSton, Croatia on July 31, 2012. The Ston Saltworks are theoldest and best preserved salt works from Mediterraneanhistory, with technique dating from the time of the Republic ofDubrovnik. (Antonio Bronic/Reuters) #May 14, 2013 18
  19. 19. Guillermo Castillo, 60, works on a valve thatregulates the passage of sugar cane juice at aprocessing plant in Jaronu, Cuba on September8, 2012. (Franklin Reyes/Associated Press) #May 14, 2013 19
  20. 20. Workers collect salt in a pool at the salt mine in Salinas,Dominican Republic on July 28, 2012. The Salinas mineshave been a source of salt since the time of the conquest.Workers earn about $150 for a months work. (RicardoRojas/Reuters) #May 14, 2013 20
  21. 21. A worker walks in a salt field in Palibelo village, Indonesiaon November 22, 2012. (Beawiharta/Reuters) #May 14, 2013 21
  22. 22. Men work at a sugar cane plantation inSiribala, Mali on January 24, 2013. (JoePenney/Reuters) #May 14, 2013 22
  23. 23. A farmer from the Nueva Jerusalen sect rides hisdonkey through a sugar cane field in NuevaJerusalen, Mexico on September 26, 2012. (AlanOrtega/Reuters) #May 14, 2013 23
  24. 24. A woman harvests sugarcane at the Montelimarsugar mill on the outskirts of Managua onDecember 31, 2012. Nicaragua plans to producesome 1.5 million short tons of sugar. (OswaldoRivas/Reuters) #May 14, 2013 24
  25. 25. A man makes brown sugar at his house on theoutskirts of Peshawar on November 6, 2012.(Fayaz Aziz/Reuters) #May 14, 2013 25
  26. 26. Blocks of panela, solid chunks of unrefined whole canesugar obtained from the boiling and evaporation ofsugarcane juice, sit in a barrel at a sugar mill inTepetitan, El Salvador on February 26, 2012. (JuanCarlos/Bloomberg) #May 14, 2013 26
  27. 27. Pools of salt form patterns at the Maras mines inCuzco, Peru on August 29, 2012. (JanineCosta/Reuters) #May 14, 2013 27
  28. 28. A worker carries a bag of salt through pools of salt at the Marasmines in Cuzco, Peru on August 29, 2012. The Maras mines havebeen a source of salt since ancient pre-Incan civilizations andnow comprise about 3,000 small pools constructed on the slopeof a mountain in the Urubamba valley in the Andean region ofCuzco. (Janine Costa/Reuters) #May 14, 2013 28
  29. 29. Roads intersect at a Rio Tinto Group saltoperation in Dampier, Australia on August20, 2012. (Carla Gottgens/Bloomberg) #May 14, 2013 29
  30. 30. Farmers harvest sugarcane in a field in YomitanVillage, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan on February24, 2012. (Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg) #May 14, 2013 30
  31. 31. A worker drinks water from a kettle as he harvestssugar cane in Sidoarjo, Indonesia on September 19,2012. (Sigit Pamungkas/Reuters) #May 14, 2013 31
  32. 32. Mine operational manager ArnaudTamborini takes a sample of salt foranalysis on the trolley in the salt minein Bex, Switzerland on December 4,2012. (Denis Balibouse/Reuters) #May 14, 2013 32
  33. 33. A man uses wooden rafts to transport piecesof salt rock after extracting them from thebed of Lake Katwe in Uganda on January 29,2013. The rock is extracted three times aweek, usually by men who work from dusk todawn, paid two dollars for every 220 poundsof salt rock sold. (James Akena/Reuters) #May 14, 2013 33
  34. 34. A man smiles as he extracts salt rockfrom the bed of Lake Katwe in Ugandaon January 29, 2013. (JamesAkena/Reuters) #May 14, 2013 34Source : chieuquetoi, bachkienMusic: Yuhki Kuramoto - Romance