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Sugar (26)

21 . What temperature is Wholesome! Organic Sugar processed to and for how long?

Wholesome! Organic Sugar is processed at a temperature around 320 F and the minimum time “cooking” would be about 4 hours.

22 . Why does the granulation size seem to fluctuate on Wholesome! Natural & Fair Trade Organic Sugars?

Wholesome! Organic and Natural Sugars are artisanally produced from a first crystallization of sugar cane juice without the use of chemicals, bleaches, or flocculents. For this reason, granulation cannot be specifically controlled and fluctuations, while rare, are possible.

23 . My Wholesome! Organic Light/Dark Brown Sugar has become hard. How can I soften it?

Sugar tends to like the same type of environment in which it is grown, namely warm and humid. If it becomes hard (mainly caused by cold, dry weather) pour the sugar into a medium bowl and cover with a damp paper towel or dish cloth. Leave it overnight[...]

24 . Are Wholesome! organic sugars processed through bone char?

No, all of Wholesome!’ sugars are vegan. We do not process sugar through bone or animal by-products.

25 . What is glucose?

Living cells in plants and animals get most of their energy from glucose, a monosaccharide. It’s a basic building block for starches and is commonly derived from corn and rice, but it’s also in many fruits and honeys. It’s ALWAYS combined with other sugars, especially fructose. Alone, glucose[...]

26 . What is sucrose?

Green plants produce sucrose in the process of photosynthesis and it’s found in sugar cane and sugar beets. Sucrose is the basic building block of crystallized and granulated sugars. A combination of fructose and glucose (and therefore a disaccharide), sucrose brings us the best of both. It’s not[...]