This is sugar, but not as you know it - made from the whole cane it retains all the vitamins, minerals and mollases found in the sugar cane plant. The name is a contraction of Sucre de Canne Naturel, and Sucanat is the brand name of Pronatec who are based in Switzerland, and make this from sugar grown in Costa Rica.
Previously we have supplied Rapadura sugar which is essentially the same thing but from a different brand, but recently it had become quite hard and difficult to handle in the larger sacks. This one is beautifully soft and flows well plus is Fairtrade labelled in the bulk sack.
This sugar is similar to Jaggery, Panela and muscovado sugar, and is sometimes called Evaporated Cane Juice, as it is made by extracting the juice mechanically from the sugar cane, and then heating and cooling it to form the brown grainy crystals. Also available in a 5kg bag
Organic dehydrated sugar cane juice.
|Typical Values Per 100g|
|of which sugars (g)||90|
|of which saturates (g)||0|
This sugar is suitable for vegans and can be used in the same way as regular sugar - it may take a little more time to mix and dissolve, and does have a wonderful caramel like flavour.
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