From Sugar Beets to Sugar

Katelyn Yee


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Course: NMED 3820: Information Design
Instructor: Leanne Elias

From Sugar Beets to SugarĀ follows the complex process of turning sugar beets into sugar at the Lantic Rogers Sugar factory in Taber. It aims to bring this knowledge to the public in a friendly manner that is easy to follow and understand. The journey of the sugar beets is visualized using illustrations of machinery and the beets as they pass through the different stages. There are 6 main steps described in the infographic: harvesting and slicing, extraction, purification, crystallization, drying, and packaging. Colour, graphic style, typography, and language are specially chosen to invite the viewer to learn more about this intricate process.