It is used by perfumery manufacturers as an ingredient.
The wholesale jam manufacturers of the present day use this sugar; they boil the jam in vacuo and secure a product that will last a long time without deteriorating, but it lacks the delicacy and distinctive flavour of fruit preserved by a careful housekeeper, who boils it in an open pan with cane sugar to a less density, though exposed for a short time to a greater heat.
Those manufacturers who act as merchants aim to retain the merchant profit and must employ a merchant capital in stocks.
Before 1716 ordnance was obtained from private manufacturers and proved by the Board of Ordnance.
They are not, as a rule, supported by workmen or peasants, but rather by small tradespeople, manufacturers and farmers.