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Trapiches y Fabricación de Panela


Trapiches y Fabricación de Panela  Q'Hacer

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Among the Coffee Mountains in Libano are the sugarcane fields. We can find one of the most ancestral crafts, the planting, grinding and concentration of sugarcane guarapo to make one of the most recognized Colombian national products; PANELA.
These sites of arduous and artisanal work; They are known as "Trapiches", where the working conditions to make the sweet cane are quite rough; with high temperatures, hot vapors, and constant risk of burns or crushing at the time of the process.
These processes are carried out by adults and in certain cases young people of no more than 20 years that through experiences; transmitted from generation to generation carry out the concentration of the juice extracted from the cane



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