Regular sugar has a Glycaemic Index (which measures how fast glucose is absorbed into the blood) of approximately 65-70; coconut sugar, by contrast, has a reported GI of 35! This, coupled with its sweet caramel-like taste and all the goodness of coconuts, makes coconut sugar a great alternative for all your sweetening needs. Coconut sugar is packed with nutrients like zinc, iron, calcium, potassium, and inulin, as well as antioxidants. Pure and unrefined, with nothing artificial added, Coconut Merchant coconut sugar is perfect in cooking and baking as well as in coffees, teas, and smoothies. We work hard to ensure we have the purest, 100% coconut sugar. And don’t just take our word for it: simply drop it into a glass of water to see just how clear it dissolves – a true marker of its natural purity.