Matakana Superfoods Pure Coconut Sugar

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Organic Pure Coconut Sugar

Key Benefits:

  • Low G.I. (won't spike your blood-sugar)
  • Packed with Vitamins, Minerals & Amino Acids
  • High levels of  Inositol - the "feel good" Vitamin B8 - fights the moody blues and helps us to stay in a positive frame of mind
  • High levels of electrolytes for post-workout muscle recovery
  • Sustainably harvested

Ideal For:

Cyclists, athletes, hikers, manual workers - carry the coconut sugar sachet sticks for electrolyte replacement, energy, and muscle recovery.

Office workers - use in tea or coffee or in your baking to sustain and aid concentration, mental alertness and positive mood.

The whole family - use in baking or sprinkle on cereal instead of regular sugar to boost your vitamin intake and energy levels.

Matakana SuperFoods Pure Coconut Sugar comes from the coconut flower before it forms into the coconut. Our partners in Indonesia climb the coconut tree twice per day to collect the nectar which is drained from the coconut flower. It is dehydrated and crystalized with virtually no processing, thereby preserving the incredible nutritional profile which exists in pure coconut sugar.

Contains no Palm Sugar, Malt Filler, Cane Sugar Filler or Other Additive

 

Matakana SuperFoods Pure Coconut Sugar is available in two formats:

 

Pure Coconut Sugar Pouches: 250g / 1kg
You can use Pure Coconut Sugar in place of regular sugar in the same 1:1 Ratio when baking or sweetening drinks, homemade cordials etc. Use in salad dressing, for marinating meat for the barbecue… anything you can think of. Pure Coconut Sugar is a great natural flavor enhancer – you’ll notice the difference!

Pure Coconut Sugar Sticks: 4g each, a convenient way to take your own sugar to work or your favourite café.
Coconut sugar enhances the coffee experience – deepening the flavor and adding no empty calories. (The number of calories are similar to raw sugar but are low G.I. and packed with nutrients)

Ideal for athletes / cyclists / gym goers to have a high-value sugar boost while on the go. The high levels of potassium, vitamins, minerals and amino acids are a treasure trove of easily assimilated goodness for the athlete - with the extremely low G.I. of 35 (that is only found in 100% pure coconut sugar) a readily available form of even energy and muscle nutrient replenishment. It is blood sugar-friendly and gives a long lasting, even energy.

What is Coconut Sugar?

Coconut sugar is a natural sugar derived from the flower stem of the coconut tree (cocos nucifera). It is not highly processed as no additives, bleaching agents, or any chemicals are needed to make it. In fact, the only processing that takes place is heating the coconut sap to evaporate its water content. It is considered to be healthier compared to other natural and artificial sugar substitutes. It has a low Glycemic Index and is more nutritious than typical granulated sugar - it even contains 1.3% protein. Although new to the western world, it has been used as a traditional sweetener for generations, particularly in South East Asian countries where the coconut tree grows in abundance.

It is not palm sugar. Some palm sugars are derived from Palmyra as well as other varieties of palm family. Coconut sugar specifically comes from the coconut tree (cocos nucifera). To put it another way, Coconut sugar is a palm sugar but NOT all palm sugars are Coconut sugar. This is a very important distinction as other palm sugars do not have the same health benefits or low Glycemic Index as Coconut sugar.

Note: It is culturally acceptable in South East Asia for some manufacturers to mix Coconut sugar with regular cane sugar and malt, and market it as "palm sugar"or "coconut palm sugar". If you would like to take advantage of Coconut sugar's health benefits, read the label and make sure that it is made from 100% pure coconut palm/coconut flower sap.

Coconut sugar's taste is reminiscent of brown sugar but with a slight hint of caramel. It can be used as a 1:1 sugar substitute. You can use it for your coffee, tea, baking and cooking! Coconut sugar is quickly gaining popularity as a viable sugar substitute with people who want to watch their calorie and sugar intake. Coconut sugar's low Glycemic Index provides you with long sustained energy, won't spike your blood sugar like regular sugar and keeps you feeling full for longer.

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