The second most contributing factor derived from crushing sugar cane is the extraction of molasses that are used in production of sweetened products i.e. in chocolates, preparation of medicines and a major ingredient of ethanol production used in fuel and others. The most common forms of molasses are made from either sugar black strap molasses cane or sugar beet juice which is boiled down to a syrup. Sugar crystals are extracted from the syrup, and the remaining dark liquid is molasses.