3 x 500g Coconut Sugar

3 x 500g Coconut Sugar

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Description

For those times when only sugar will do, our Coconut Sugar is a nutritious alternative to refined sugars.

  • Glycaemic Index 35
  • No Gluten or Dairy
  • No Preservatives
  • Non GM and No Additives
  • Fair Trade
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How to Use

A nutritious and natural sweetener for drinks, bakes, breads – both sweet and savoury dishes. 

Dissolve our Coconut Sugar with a little water to make a syrupy coconut nectar, which is easy to pour. Great for when you need a liquid sweetener, such as in salad dressings.

More Information

What do I Taste Like?

Our Coconut Sugar has a sweet, caramel flavour. Despite its name, it doesn’t taste of coconut!

Where am I From?

Our Coconut Sugar is from Central Java, Indonesia and is the crystallised sap of the coconut palm tree, which has been heated to evaporate the moisture. The result is a syrupy consistency, known as ‘toddy', which is further reduced to delicious caramel sugar crystals.

Why Fair Trade?

Those farmers and workers who produce our Coconut Sugar, directly benefit from this Fair Trade premium through:

  • Healthcare
  • Local infrastructure
  • Education at all levels
  • Farm improvements

Nutritional information

Ingredients

100% Organic Coconut Sugar

Typical values per 100g

Energy Kj 1631
Kcal 384
Fat 0.2g
of which saturates 0.2g
Carbohydrates 94g
of which sugars 94g
Fibre <1.0g
Protein 1.2g
Salt 0.4g
Calcium 410mg
Potassium 913mg

FAQs

1. Is Coconut Sugar, Sugar? 

Coconut sugar is a natural sugar ie. it is not refined sugar.

Coconut sugar is the crystallised sap of the coconut palm and is a direct replacement for refined sugar. However, it is important to remember with any sugar that it should be used in moderation.

2. How is Coconut Sugar Made?

Coconut sugar is the crystallised sap of the coconut palm tree. This is collected and heated to evaporate the moisture, resulting in a syrupy consistency, known as ‘toddy’. This is then further reduced to caramel crystals, which we know as coconut sugar.

3. What Does Coconut Sugar Taste Like?

Coconut sugar has a sweet, caramel flavour. It does NOT taste of coconut.

4. Is Coconut Sugar Better Than Brown Sugar?

Coconut sugar can be used in place of brown sugar. Coconut sugar has a GI 35 and contains a fibre called inulin.

Brown sugar has a GI 64 and is refined sugar with molasses added to it.

It is important to remember with any sugar that it should be used in moderation.

5. Is Coconut Sugar Refined?

No, it is not refined.

6. Is Coconut Sugar the Same as Coconut Palm Sugar?

Yes, it is. Coconut sugar and coconut palm sugar are the same thing.

7. Is Coconut Sugar Better Than White Sugar?

Coconut sugar is a natural, unrefined sugar with a GI 35. It is a natural alternative to refined white sugar. However, it is important to remember with any sugar that it should be used in moderation.

8. Does Coconut Sugar have Fructose? 

Coconut sugar contains predominantly sucrose, with some fructose and glucose.

9. Is Coconut Sugar Vegan? 

Yes, it is. Lucy Bee Coconut Sugar is certified vegan by the Vegan Society.

10. How Many Calories in Coconut Sugar? 

Coconut sugar has 384 calories per 100g.

11. What is the Glycaemic Index for Coconut Sugar?

Our Coconut Sugar has a GI 35.

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