Unwrapped, this is what the blocks of organic pure cane sugar look like. Much of this is for sale in the states as one pound cones instead of the one pound blocks I brought back. Here in the states we call it cane sugar...but it's got more than a dozen other names - depending on whether you're in Australia or in Laos or India or Panama. In Nicaragua it's known as "tapa de dulce." And dulce it is
I brought eight pounds back to Virginia; and after unwrapping them from their street-vendor-plastic packaging, I individually re-wrapped four one pound blocks in wax paper and then in tissue paper as gifts to people who will use the stuff wisely. Or not.