Convert Grams of Sugar to Kilograms

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How to Convert Grams of Sugar to Kilograms

To convert a measurement in grams to a measurement in kilograms, divide the sugar by the following conversion ratio: 1,000 grams/kilogram.

Since one kilogram of sugar is equal to 1,000 grams, you can use this simple formula to convert:

kilograms = grams ÷ 1,000

The sugar in kilograms is equal to the sugar in grams divided by 1,000.

For example, here's how to convert 5,000 grams to kilograms using the formula above.
kilograms = (5,000 g ÷ 1,000) = 5 kg

Should You Measure Sugar by Weight or Volume?

Many experts are adamant that dry ingredients like sugar should be measured by weight instead of volume, especially when used for baking.

The reason is that the density of different sugars varies slightly, so volume measurements will likely yield an incorrect amount of ingredients. Additionally, when using a cup or tablespoon, the amount that the sugar is compressed and above or under the measurement line will alter the actual amount.

Experts recommend having a digital food scale on hand for measuring sugar rather than measuring spoons or cups for the most accurate results.

Grams and kilograms are both units used to measure sugar. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

What Is a Gram?

One gram of sugar is equal to the weight of 1/1000 of a kilogram, 0.035274 ounces or 0.00220462 pounds.

The gram, or gramme, is an SI unit of weight in the metric system. Grams can be abbreviated as g; for example, 1 gram can be written as 1 g.

Learn more about grams.

What Is a Kilogram?

One kilogram of sugar is equal to the weight of 1,000 grams, and there are 2.20462 pounds in one kilogram.

The kilogram, or kilogramme, is the SI base unit for weight and is also a multiple of the gram. In the metric system, "kilo" is the prefix for thousands, or 103. Kilograms can be abbreviated as kg; for example, 1 kilogram can be written as 1 kg.

Learn more about kilograms.

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