Sugar is a sweet soluble crystalline substance obtained from various plants. Most commonly from the sugar cane and sugar beet. Basically, it consists of sucrose and used as a sweetener in food and drink.

The table or granulated sugar most customarily used as food is the one generally referred to as sugar in culinary terms. They are available in white refined, unrefined, brown, unprocessed cane, syrup, powdered form, and Molasses.