HC Deb 02 May 1889 vol 335 c977

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he could state the amount of sugar and of glucose used in the breweries and distilleries of the United Kingdom?


In the year to the 30th of September, 1888, the sugar and glucose (which cannot be separated) used in breweries amounted to 1,524,808 cwt. The sugar used in distilleries amounted to 39,237 cwt., or, together, 1,564,045 cwt. The molasses used in distilleries amounted to 210,621 cwt.