Wholesome Sweeteners Organic raw blue agave, 23.5-Ounce Bottles (Pack of 6)
- Item Weight: 4 pounds
- Shipping Weight: 9.8 pounds
- Domestic Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S. and to APO/FPO addresses. For APO/FPO shipments, please check with the manufacturer regarding warranty and support issues.
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- UPC: 707005293801 012511212322 012511202316 884643729531 885240688627
- Item model number: 21232
- Sustainably grown and harvested without chemical fertilizers and pesticides
- Certified Organic, non-GMO
- Fairtrade to support farmers and their families around the world
- Gluten-free, vegan and kosher
- Packaging may vary
Wholesome Sweeteners Fairtrade Organic Raw Blue Agave is anatural sweetener extracted from the core of the Blue Agave plant. FairtradeOrganic Raw Blue Agave is a smooth, delicious low glycemic syrup that is aideal for sweetening coffee, oatmeal, pancakes, waffles, yoghurt, cereal andmore. It is also great in smoothies, iced tea, or cocktails as it dissolvesquickly in cold beverages. Agave is easy to use in baking too. Try it whereveryou would use a tabletop sugar. You can also find great recipes using ourOrganic Raw Blue Agave on our website at Thesweet, mild nectar is 25% sweeter than sugar so less is needed. Organic RawBlue Agave is heated at low temperatures so is suitable for raw foodenthusiasts. Agave is non-crystallising and dissolves quickly in hot or coldbeverages. No refrigeration is required. Our Organic Raw Blue Agave isnaturally gluten-free, suitable for vegans, and Non-GMO Project Verified . Itis low glycemic with a glycemic index of 39 or less. You get natural sweetnesswithout the blood sugar spike. Wholesome Sweeteners Organic Blue Agave Syruphas been tested by an independent glycemic lab. Glycemic index will vary fromperson to person, depending on how each person metabolises sugar, and on otherfoods consumed at the same time. The Fairtrade Certified logo is WholesomeSweeteners’ guarantee that our farming cooperatives are paid directly for theagave grown. This means that farmers can compete with factory farms, cultivatethe quality of their crops, send their kids to school and build thrivingcommunities. Thank you for choosing Wholesome Sweeteners and helping to makethe world a sweeter place. About the Brand Wholesome Sweeteners brings thevery best of nature’s sweetness to you and your family every day. Wholesomebelieves in traditional ways, artisanal products and a very lightenvironmental footprint. After searching the world for the best products,Wholesome has focused on the tropics, where the climate and conditions arejust right for growing organic sweeteners. With Fair Trade Certified™organic and natural sweeteners from Central and South America and Africa,Wholesome is committed to making the world a sweeter place, one spoonful at atime. Company Overview Founded in 1995 in Sugar Land, Texas, WholesomeSweeteners supplies the American market the highest quality natural andorganic sweeteners from around the world. Wholesome Sweeteners pioneeredefforts to bring sugar and honey into the Fair Trade movement and was thefirst to bring Fair Trade Certified sweeteners to American markets. WholesomeSweeteners now offers a wide range of Fair Trade Certified, organic andnatural sweeteners produced by traditional methods from nature,™s bestresources. Fair Trade Certification is a promise that: Farmers,™ cooperativesare paid directly (no middlemen). The members receive a fair and reliable setprice for their crops. The cooperative has access to loans and additionalpremiums for community and business development. It,™s trade, not aid.Cooperatives decide how the money is invested; the only stipulation is thatevery member has a vote in how the invesent is made. Social ResponsibilityThe Fair Trade Certified™ logo represents Wholesome’s commient toconsumers that a fair premium price is paid to the farmers,™ cooperatives thatsupply Wholesome,™s Fair Trade products. Since initiating the Fair TradeCertified program in 2005, Wholesome Sweeteners has paid more than $800,000directly to Fair Trade cooperative partners in Costa Rica, Malawi, Mexico andParaguay. Fair Trade means that farmers can send their kids to school, keeptheir land, develop the quality of their harvest and build thrivingcommunities. Beyond the parameters of Fair Trade Certification, Wholesomeselects suppliers based on a demonstrated commient to social responsibilityand community outreach. Environmental Responsibility Wholesome Sweeteners’ethos is shaped by a deep concern for the long-term health of the planet andall of its inhabitants. The USDA Organic logo is Wholesome’s promise that wehold every product to the highest environmental standard. Each product bearingthe USDA Organic logo has been grown and milled to USDA Organic standards,without the aid of synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides or chemicals.Wholesome uses traditional methods: Fair Trade certification includes acommitment to sustainable agriculture. In recent years, unprecedented acreagehas been converted from conventional agriculture to organic cultivation,reducing exposure to pesticides, herbicides and fungicides. From the seedstock to harvest, our sugar cane is cultivated and harvested by hand and grownwithout synthetic fertilizers, pesticides or herbicides. Wholesome,™s canefields are never burned. During the harvest, trimmings are allowed to staywhere they fall, decomposing naturally, returning nutrients to the soil,helping protect topsoil and ground water and providing habitat for wildlife.At the small mills in Costa Rica, Malawi and Paraguay, our sweeteners are madesimply and the spent sugar cane, called bagasse, is often recycled as fuel togenerate electricity for the mill and nearby villages. Deep in SouthernMexico,™s jungles, honeybees browse on lush wildflowers without exposure toantibiotics or chemicals.