Organic Coconut Palm Sugar

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Description

Organic Coconut Palm Sugar is harvested from a flower.

Organic Coconut Palm Sugar is a popular choice because it has a fragrant ‘caramelly’ flavour.   Coconuts have been harvested and used for thousands of years in South and South-East Asia.  Coconuts are a great crop because they can be used for their shell, flesh, water, oil and palm flower nectar.

Organic coconut palm sugar is has its own unique flavour so it adds more than sweetness to a recipe.  It contains a wide range of nutrients so is perfect for anyone following a whole food diet.  Coconut sugar is a perfect addition to baking recipes, raw desserts or simply to sweeten hot drinks.

This sugar is made by harvesters.  The workers make an incision on the flower of the coconut palm to release the sap.  The sap is heated to evaporate any moisture and reduce it into sugar crystals.  The final result looks a bit like demerara sugar and has a rich, aromatic flavour similar to caramel.  This rich, fragrant sugar is deep brown in colour and is truly delicious.

If you want a recipe to get started with try this yummy lemon cake or this decadent chocolate granola recipe.

Ingredients: Organic Coconut Palm Sugar

Origin: Indonesia

Allergen Information: Packed on premises that handle gluten, tree nuts, sesame, soya, peanuts.

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Nutritional Information

Organic Coconut Palm Sugar Nutrition

Typical Nutrient Values: Amount per 100g: % Reference intake (RI) per 100g Amount per serving
(8g)
% Reference intake (RI) per serving
Energy 1570kj/375kcal 18.75% 126kj/30kcal 1.5%
Fat 0g
of which saturates
Carbohydrate 100g 38.36% 8g 3.07%
of which sugars 75g 83.33% 6g 6.67%
Fibre 0g
Protein 0g
Salt 0mg
Typical Vitamin/ Mineral Values: Amount per 100g: % Reference intake (RI) per 100g Amount per serving
(8g)
% Reference intake (RI) per serving
Iron 2.1mg 15% 0.17mg 1.2%
Calcium 168mg 21% 13.44mg 1.68%
Potassium 1500mg 75% 120mg 6%

Reference Intake (RI)

The Reference Intake (RI) refers to the recommended daily amount of a specific nutrient.

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Storage

For optimum freshness keep in a cool place away from moisture and direct sunlight.  Store in a tightly sealed bag or container.

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Family Tip:

  1. Coconut sugar is a great alternative to normal white sugar in any baking recipe.
  2. We love coconut sugar and find it goes particularly well with walnuts,hazelnuts and cacao for a winning team!
  3. All sugar is sugar – so coconut sugar is best twinned with protein to keep blood sugar levels more stable.