Masarang Arenga Forest Sugar is a delicious, USDA certified organic, low- glycemic sugar tapped from the Arenga Pinnata.
It is the healthiest choice of sweeteners that is mineral rich with less than half the glycemic load of cane sugar and honey. It is versatile and can be used to replace cane sugar in recipes. It has a naturally creamy caramel taste and a heavenly aroma. Arenga is recognised in human history as a health sweetener as early as 1400s, when it was exported as a diabetic-friendly sugar for the Chinese Emperor.
The Arenga tree is also an important environmental conservation tool. The Masarang foundation provides a livelihood to aborigines who tap the sugar, helping them resist the option to sell forest land to corporations that bring about large scale deforestation.
100% certified Organic (USDA & Organic EU Approved)
Low Glycemic Index (GI: 30, Half of white sugar & honey)
50x more minerals than white sugar
3x more potassium than bananas
Nutrient-rich: Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium, Iron, Zinc, Sodium and Copper
Vitamin C and B12
A healthy energy booster
Positive effect on blood sugar levels, respiratory and digestive systems, coronary functions, the skin, hair, metabolism and mental health
Used in scrubs and masks as a nutritious and brightening skin food
Wonderful caramel taste, naturally creamy and fragrant
All Natural, 100% Arenga palm sugar, no additives
Eco-friendly with zero waste and a carbon-neutral footprint
A high quality sugar dehydrated by the geothermal heat in the Sulawesi highlands.This is very different from traditional methods of collection and burning biofuel that will also contaminate the sugar with insects, smoke and carbon.
Supports fair-trade: the best price is paid to the Masarang Foundation and the Farmers.
Supports rainforest and wildlife conservation, promotes sustainable agriculture. This sugar helps to fund the work of the Masarang Foundation which has been conserving huge tracts of forest land, protecting wildlife, providing villagers with a livelihood, and educating indigenous people about the importance of preserving their natural heritage
INGREDIENTS: 100% Arenga Forest Sugar
USAGE: One to one replacement for cane sugar in recipes