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March 2012 Issue

Get the Facts on Palm Sugar Sweetening

One of the hottest trends of the year is alternative sweeteners in everything, from packets for your morning tea to prepared beverages. And now a new product has entered the “naturally sweet” market: palm sugar. Derived from sugar palm and coconut palm trees, palm sugar (also known as coconut sugar) is a common ingredient in the cuisine of Southeast Asia, where it is also cultivated.

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