sugar cane grows in the wild in India and south and south east Asia about 100 million years ago. but wait sugar cane couldn't grow grow north it gets to cold. With the sugar they put it out to drie and then they make sugar balls these are just dried up sugar made into balls and they stay balls for quite a long time.
60,000 years ago people discovered canesugar and began eating it. About 2500 bc indias people started to eat cane sugar. When they started eating sugar they could run and work hard.