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Rapadura Sugar

Organic
500g

Rapadura is an unrefined and unbleached sugar popular for its unique caramel flavour. Retaining most of the naturally occurring vitamins and minerals, it's great for baking and the sweetening of food and drinks. Substitute 1 cup of rapadura for 1 cup of other sugars.

The benefits.

  • Aids your nervous system, keeps muscles strong and healthy and your blood pressure normal (potassium)
  • Contributes to your perception, memory and mood (iron)
  • Helps to give your bones structure and strength (calcium)
  • May help to promote good psychological health and maintain muscles bones and teeth (magnesium)

Despite rapadura sugar having some vitamins and minerals compared to refined sugar, it still has the same high number of calories. If you do choose to use it, do so sparingly and in moderation because added sugars tax your liver, may cause issues like metabolic syndrome, obesity, diabetes and heart disease.

What goes in.

Organic Rapadura Sugar.

Did you know?

Rapadura sugar is a solid form of unrefined cane sugar. It has a high molasses content giving it its characteristic caramel-like colour. Other common names include kokuto in Japan, jaggery in the Philippines, gur in India, panela in Colombia, piloncillo in Mexico, chancaca in Honduras, and tapa de dulce in Costa Rica.

Geography.

Product of Paraguay and packed in Australia. 

Hot tip.

Perfect for baking and sweetening food and drinks. Simply substitute 1 cup of rapadura for 1 cup of other sugars.

 

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