Our Organic Coconut Sugar is farmed in Indonesia and meets European Organic Standards and certified by the Soil Association in Great Britain; It has dark golden brown colouration and subtly sweet taste with strong caramel notes.
Our Coconut sugar is whole and unprocessed, it isn't mixed with any binders or fillers and has no preservatives, colouring or flavouring added.
Coconut sugar, also called Coconut Palm Sugar, but shouldn't be confused with Palm Sugar, which comes from the Palm tree, as the name implies.
The Tree of Life
In many communities in South East Asia and other parts of the world where coconut trees grow in abundance, the coconut tree is known as 'The Tree of Life' because of its wide range of uses; it provides everything from food to medical supplies and livelihoods.
Coconut Sugar is one of the healthiest natural sweeteners discovered to date. It has a lower GI than processed granulated table sugar, providing the body with a more balanced carbohydrate.
Containing a range of trace minerals and high levels of potassium coconut sugar is the best of a bad bunch when it comes to sweeteners. By Best of a bad bunch, we mean Coconut sugar is still a sugar due to the levels of fructose it contains, and should not be considered a health food or a Super Food, but instead the best alternative to highly processed table sugar.
The Philippine Coconut Authority conducted research that stated the GI (Glycemic Index) of coconut sugar is 35.
A report produced by The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the World Bank stated that on average coconut trees provide 50% more sugar per acre than cane sugar, making it more productive and sustainable.
Coconut sugar is a direct substitute for processed granulated white sugar and can be used in exactly the way, it is easily mixed with hot and cold drinks and will add a caramel flavour profile when used in baking.