Our certified Organic Arenga Palm Sugar,
from the beautiful forests of Tomohon, Indonesia is a natural low GI
sugar, rich in colour with a sweet full bodied taste, nutty notes and
caramel overtones. Arenga palm sugar is nature’s healthier alternative
to refined sugars or artificial sweeteners with the lowest GI of all
sugar is a traditional ingredient in South East Asian cuisine, which is
becoming increasingly popular in all cultures, mainly due to its
natural properties and low glycaemic index. Palm sugar can be used as a
beverage sweetener and used widely in Asian sweets, desserts, curries
unrefined and unbleached sugar is a superior choice when it comes to
natural sweeteners. Compared to refined sugars, Arenga palm sugar has a
slower absorption rate in the body, preventing any unhealthy spikes in
blood sugar levels and also providing a gradual release of energy.
Arenga palm sugar has been glycaemic index tested with a low GI rating
of 29; it is the lowest GI natural sugar, making it a fabulous
alternative to refined sugars or artificial sweeteners. In addition,
palm sugar is naturally rich in minerals including calcium, magnesium,
potassium, zinc, iron and amino acids such as arginine.
palm sugar is an eco-friendly and fair trade product, produced by the
Masarang Foundation, who is known for actively promoting environmental
and wildlife conservation (including Orangutan’s), supporting local
indigenous people and striving for a zero carbon footprint.