In pictures: How the Gurr that sweetens your tea is made out of sugarcane
The production of gurr (condensed sugarcane juice) has kicked off in Khyber Pukhtunkhwa. Gurr production is a key local industry in the province. Several districts including Charsaddah, Mardan and Swabi are famous for their gurr.
Gurr is unrefined sugar made by boiling sugarcane juice. It is used to sweeten tea and several traditional dishes. Gurr is also used as a substitute for refined sugar.
Gurr is sold locally and is shipped to other parts of the country and abroad. The gurr-making process starts in November and continues through April.