Pakistanis facing sugar shortage: putting candy in tea [via: Reuters]

Due to a bad sugarcane crop, Pakistan is facing a massive sugar shortage. As tea is a daily staple in Pakistani life, tea with large amounts of sugar, the people of Pakistan have resorted to adding candies to their tea to sweeten it: “As Pakistanis face an acute shortage of sugar, some families have found an easily available alternative to sweeten their tea: instead of a spoonful of sugar, they dissolve sweets in their tea.” Read the whole story at Reuters.com.