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In the late 1560s, the syndicate was importing Moroccan sugar, melasses
, paneles (brown unpurified sugar) and rameals (inferior sugar) via Antwerp in ships flying the Moroccan flag.
." (Conversely, seventeenth-century Native Americans called white sugar "French snow.") In 1823, faced with questions about their lack of metal utensils, a Kickapoo chieftain responded that the Master of Life had taught his people "the art of excavating the trees to make troughs of them.