Wholesome Sweeteners Fair Trade Organic Sucanat (which stands for Sugar Cane Natural), is a whole cane sugar. It's made by simply crushing freshly cut sugar cane, extracting the juice and heating it in a large vat. Once the juice is reduced to a rich, dark syrup, it is hand-paddled. Hand paddling cools and dries the syrup, creating the dry porous granules we call Sucanat. Nothing is added and nothing is taken out!
Wholesome Sweeteners Fair Trade Organic Sucanat is made from 100% certified organic sugar cane grown in Costa Rica. Because Sucanat still contains all of the cane's natural molasses, it has a deep brown colour and a distinct, natural molasses flavor that enhances many foods. It can be substituted for brown sugar in any recipe and it is especially good in chocolate-based recipes, for baking and for BBQ sauces and marinades. It is an excellent source of iron, calcium, vitamin B6, potassium and chromium, which helps balance blood sugar.
The Fair Trade Certified logo is Wholesome's guarantee that our farmers' cooperatives are paid directly for the cane grown and milled. This means that the farmers can compete with factory farms, cultivate the quality of their crops, send their kids to school and build thriving communities.
- Serving Size: 1 Tsp (4g)
- Servings per package: varies per pack size
- Calories per serving: 15
- Calories from fat: 0
- Total fat (g): 0
- Saturated fat (g): 0
- Cholesterol (mg): 0
- Sodium (mg): 0
- Total carbohydrate (g): 4
- Dietary fiber (g): 0
- Sugars (g): 4
- Proteins (g): 0
- Calcium (mg): 0
- Iron (mg): 0
Ingredients: Organic Evaporated Cane Juice
Product of Costa Rica
Certified Organic by Quality Assurance International
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Michelle: about a year ago
well.ca was the only place i could find this product, and I'm so happy I did! The texture takes some getting used to if you are used to refined granulated sugar, and it does have a strong flavour. I use it in my baking. I sometimes grind it in my spice grinder so that it will dissolve easier, otherwise you can see the sugar in the finished product. I wish they would do a larger size package!