Wholesome! Organic Blue Agaves are low Glycemic sweeteners, meaning that they have a Glycemic Index of 39 or less, so they provide a natural sweetness without the blood sugar spike. For specific concerns regarding your health, we always suggest speaking with your healthcare provider.
No, there are no sulfites in Wholesome! Organic Agave.
Sadly, there has been a great deal of myths about agave on the internet. We encourage our consumers not to believe the hype which is based on the criticism of High Fructose Corn Syrup and the erroneous assumption that agave is similar because it naturally contains fructose. Other[...]
All of the flavors added to Wholesome! Organic Agave Syrups come from organic and natural sources. Nothing artificial is ever added. Our Organic Cinnamon Agave Syrup is flavored with organic cinnamon bark. Maple flavored Organic Agave Syrup is flavored by organic maple syrup. Strawberry flavored Organic Agave Syrup[...]
No. Wholesome! Organic Blue Agave only contains 100% agave nectar.
No, it is not necessary to refrigerate the agave. Doing so will not harm the product, but you may find that it is a little harder to pour once cooled. If you prefer, you are welcome to store it in your kitchen cabinet or cupboard and it will[...]
No, Wholesome! Agave does not contain any tannins.
No. Never. Our filters are made of diatomaceous earth.
To convert the agave’s inulin liquid into a syrup our bodies can digest comfortably, it must either be enzymatically modified or exposed to heat (it’s the EXPOSURE, not the temperature that converts the inulin to fructose and glucose). We insist on the latter method, no enzymes added. In[...]
When the blue agave is crushed, the juice (inulin, an oligofructose) oxidizes instantly. At the beginning of the conversion process, all of our organic agave nectar is a dark brown liquid. While the heating process defines our agave’s “Raw” condition, it’s the filtering that defines the color and[...]