Cocolita Coco Sugar
Coconut sugar is produced from the fresh pure coconut sap or toddy. The toddy is the pearly white liquid oozing out from the unopened flower of the coconut, then this is heated in wood stove to evaporate moisture and leave it to dry into powder formation.
The coconut sap in its purest form tastes sweet and contains amino acids and other compounds essential for human nutrition. It has been tested as sweetening agent for coffee or tea, baking of pastries, cakes and a lot more.
Benefits of Coconut Sugar:
- Low glycemic index sweetener that has a GI of 35 can be used as a 1:1 replacement for sugar.
- Unrefined, unbleached and naturally straight from nature
- Coconut sugar is believed to produce nutritious health benefits such as antioxidants, potassium, calcium and iron compared to regular white sugar that only provides empty calories
- Coconut sugar contains potassium, magnesium, and sodium, which are all essential for regulating your body’s water content as well as many heart, nerve, and muscle functions. It has nearly 400 times more potassium than regular sugar.