Coconut palm sugar is a natural, unrefined sweetener derived from the flowers of coconut trees. This coconut palm sugar is a richly flavoured, low-glycaemic sweetener, sustainably grown in Indonesia. It has a sweet caramel flavour and can be directly substituted for cane sugar in any recipe.
Use it in baking, to sweeten raw chocolate recipes or in drinks.
Making sugar out of the tree’s sap adds to the many functions associated with the coconut tree. Throughout history, it has often been referred to as ‘the tree of life’ due its ability to provide for all aspects of living: food, drink, medicine, shelter, tools and even clothing. Moreover, the demand for coconut products enables small farming communities to make a livelihood from the tree.
Coconut palm sugar is a source of potassium, which contributes to the: