stack-of-sugar-canePhillippine brown sugar

Here you will be find out the most organic, tastiest high end Phillippine brown sugar products. Brown sugar so sweet it whispers you “we come from Negros Occidental”.

Most of these sugar mills are located in the island of Negros. Sugarcane is not a sensitive crop and can be grown on almost all type of soils, from sandy loams to clay loams and from acidic volcanic soils to calcareous sedimentary deposits. The harvest period begins from October to December and ends in May, be fast be in front row and reserve your quota in advance to ensure your sugar services covers your business region well. Most of the sugar goes right away to the market, no stock, thus be pro-active to get your annual slice from the production.

Brown sugar is excellent for cooking, baking, for chocolate manufacturing, for alcohol such as rum production, coffee, tea…briefly it’s more healthy choice for everyday use.

It is evident that there are natural components in the brown sugar that are beneficial to your health.



Mascobado sugar

muscovado-sugarAlter Trade Mascobado is all-natural sweetness beyond flavors. Over and above the distinctive taste and health benefits, Alter Trade Mascobado is primarily characterized by its purpose in empowerment of agrarian reform communities in the sugar lands of Negros Occidental.

Alter Trade’s Community Development Services enable former sugarcane workers to organize into associations and collectively manage their diversified farm and organic sugarcane production.

Internal control systems are installed and updated yearly to ensure that the production, processing and sales are compliant to international organic and fair trade standards. Alter Trade’s marketing activities engage socially-involved consumers to take part in the movement that brings opportunities for a better and more dignified life to marginalized producers in the Philippines.



Coconut sugar

coconut-sugarCoconut sugar is nutritious and has a low score on the glycemic index, which means you don’t get a buzz followed by a crash. It tastes similar to brown sugar but is slightly richer. You can substitute coconut sugar for traditional sugar pretty much wherever you use the latter.

Health benefits Coconut sugar is considered to be one of the best natural sweeteners. It is completely natural – coming straight from the flower buds of coconut trees and there is no added chemicals nor any additives whatsoever needed in making it. The coconut tree itself has little known “pests” and typically does not require pesticides and just grows naturally. It is in great abundance in tropical regions with the Philippines being the world’s top producer.

Coconut Sugar has high mineral content. It is a rich source of potassium, magnesium, zinc and iron. In addition to this it contains Vitamin B1, B2, B3 and B6. When compared to brown sugar, Coconut Sugar has twice the iron, four times the magnesium and over 10 times the amount of zinc!

Coconut sugar is made from 100% coconut sap and coconut sap is rich in amino acids. Coconut sap contains 16 amino acids. Amino acids are essential to human metabolism and overall good health. Sixteen (16) out of the 20 amino acids needed to build the values proteins used in growth, repair and maintenance of body tissues, enzymes, and hormones are present in the coconut sap.

The highest amount of amino acid found in the coconut sap is glutamine. Glutamine has been studied extensively over the past 10-15 years and has been shown to be useful in treatment of serious illnesses, injury, trauma, burns, and treatment-related-side-effects of cancer as well as in wound healing for post-operative patients. It is known to reduce healing time after operations. It is essential in states of illness or injury even requiring intake from food or supplements. Ready to use for diabetes person.

• Support and increase the rate of metabolism
• Maintain healthy skin and muscle tone
• Enhance immune and nervous system function
• Promote cell growth and division, including that of red blood cells that prevent anemia
• Reduce the risk of pancreatic cancer – one of the most lethal forms of cancer – when consumed in food but not when ingested in vitamin tablet form.