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In fact, the opposite is most likely true. Palm sugar offers a viable alternative to the palm oil industry for local communities. Unlike palm oil, palm sugar is naturally produced in a sustainable, eco friendly way, as trees are maintained for their sap instead of being cut down.

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canada goose store The collected sap is then cooked for several days, creating rich molasses that are left to harden into cakes. The result is an unrefined sugar, containing some useful vitamins and minerals, with a subtle caramel flavour. The longer the sap is cooked down for, the darker and more flavoured the sugar becomes. The Indonesian gula aren is almost black and has a dense, burnt caramel taste. canada goose store

Unlike palm oil, palm sugar is naturally produced in Canada Goose Outlet a sustainable, eco friendly way as trees are maintained for their sap instead of being cut down.

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