Organic Agave Syrup
Organic Agave Syrup is an exciting new entrant in the product line of alternative natural sweeteners available in the market. This natural liquid sweetener is made from the extract of the wild agave plant and is suitable for use in any baked products, beverages and other sweets. Moreover, it substantially replaces the sweetness of regular sugar and at the same time controls the calorie count. This occurs due to high fructose level and low glycemic index of Organic Agave Syrup. Fructose is a simple sugar that is gentle to our system and possesses 50% greater sweetness but less caloric value than sucrose. So when it comes to replacement of sugar with Organic Agave Syrup, a one-teaspoon serving of Organic Agave Syrup equals a calorie-free food and two servings or two teaspoons equal ½ rate of carbohydrate exchange. It is a mild liquid with no strong aromatic characteristics that pours easily and dissolves readily, even in cold drinks. Due to its versatility of use, mild flavor and satisfying and pleasant sweetness, this ranks among the top choices of natural sweeteners. It is especially popular among for people who are diabetic, have insulin resistance or are simply watching their carbohydrate intake.
Derived from the carbohydrates present in the agave plant through a totally organic process with no artificial elements involved, It has been a favorite sweetening agent from historic times. Agave Nectar was a favorite food of the Aztec tribes of the American continent and the juice was used as part of religious ceremonies. Even today it is known by the natives of Mexico as "honey water" because it flows from the leaves and root of an agave plant. Agave plants are a type of succulent, widely grown all over the semi-arid and volcanic terrains of Mexico and parts of South America. Much like cacti, agave plants have large, thorn-edged, fleshy leaves that store all the mineral enriched sap needed for the budding of agave flower. This agave sap is the main source of Organic Agave Nectar that goes on to produce delicious Agave Syrup. The process is completely organic where the agave juice selected to become dark agave syrup or is filtered to create light agave syrup. The unfiltered Agave Syrup contains many minerals and retains a natural and unique flavor, with a slight hint of a vanilla-like aroma.