Caldo-de-cana or Garapa

Caldo-de-cana or Garapa is the juice obtained by crushing in a mill. It can be a hand cranked machine, or powered. It is served, often cold, and sometimes with other ingredients such as a squeeze of lemon or lime, pineapple or ice.

cana cana2Cana-de-açucar (sugarcane) belongs to the grass family (Poaceae), an economically important seed plant family that includes maize, wheat, rice, and sorghum and many forage crops.