Coconut Sugar

Coconut Sugar - Celebes Oil Mill IncorporatedFor the health conscious consumers and diabetics, Coconut Sugar can be considered to be the best sweetener substitute available in the market because of the many benefits that it has to offer. Tests done by the Food and Nutrition Research Institute & Department of Science Technology of the Philippines has revealed a low Glycemic index (GI) of 35 compared to that of table sugar’s GI index of 64.

Glycemic Index, according to a scientist from Food & Nutrition Research Institute, is the glucose response of an individual from food relative to a standard glucose solution. Low glucose index food is good for proper control of diabetes mellitus and has shown to lower the LDL (low density lipoprotein) cholesterol or known as the bad cholesterol. It has been also noted that it's good for weight maintenance, thus preventing obesity or being overweight.

Coconut Sugar is 100% natural and does not contain any additives and artificial flavoring. It is derived from the evaporating coconut sap or sweet toddy through boiling in an open container where it is then allowed to cool and solidify. Coconut sap if distilled, turns into wine. If it is fermented it turns into vinegar. If cooked, it turns into sugar. Coconut sugar is produced by natural process pf heat evaporation with no preservatives.

Comparative chemical analysis also revealed that coconut sugar contains higher amount of nutrients compared to brown sugar. According to the report, coconut sugar has some amounts of nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, chlorine, magnesium, sulfur, and micro nutrients.

Packing is available in 1 kilo retail bags,in 25 pounds and 25 kilos kraft paper bags. Buyer's label is also available.

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