If you’re the type of person who steals and hoards Sugar in the Raw packets (you know who you are), turbinado is a good word to have in your vocabulary. Turbinado is the whole wheat bread of the sugar world, in that it’s processed far less than the white stuff.  

After the juice is extracted from sugar cane, it’s spun in a centrifuge (hence, turbinado) to dry out the liquid. The end product: small crystals of golden brown sugar, which can either stay as is or be further refined into white sugar granules. 

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