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Cachaça – the unmistakable taste and flavour of Brazil

Cachaça – the unmistakable taste and flavour of Brazil

By - 09 May, 2011

Latin America and the Caribbean are major producers of sugar cane and it’s rather more interesting by-products - aguardiente de caña (known as cachaça in Brazil) and rum. Brazil is the producer of aguardiente de caña par excellence – any visitor to the North East of the country cannot fail but notice the vast swaying sea of sugar cane.