Refined sugar has earned its bad rap for health woes and environmental & GMO crimes, but banning it from our kitchens hasn’t been easy. Weird things happen when we bake with alternative sweeteners like agave or stevia: Textures change, flavors get funky, and recipe modifications make our head spin. So we go back to the white stuff – out of frustration, not desire.

 

Refined sugar has earned its bad rap for health woes and environmental & GMO crimes, but banning it from our kitchens hasn’t been easy. Weird things happen when we bake with alternative sweeteners like agave or stevia: Textures change, flavors get funky, and recipe modifications make our head spin. So we go back to the white stuff – out of frustration, not desire.

  For passionate bakers, a true alternative to refined sugar needs to perform like refined sugar – or making the change just isn’t worth the trouble. It can’t taste bitter or unusual. It can’t require special handling or recipe modifications. It can’t leave you with unrecognizable results when you pull a pie out of the oven. It just has to work.

 

For passionate bakers, a true alternative to refined sugar needs to perform like refined sugar – or making the change just isn’t worth the trouble. It can’t taste bitter or unusual. It can’t require special handling or recipe modifications. It can’t leave you with unrecognizable results when you pull a pie out of the oven. It just has to work.

  Sweet Revenge granulated nectar is the first organic alternative to refined sugar that supports the demands of a mindful, artisanal kitchen. Cup-for-cup measuring? Check. Sustainable? Check. Free of chemicals and GMOs? Check! And with the subtle flavor of caramel, Sweet Revenge is a seamless addition to everything from lattes to mojitos to pastry cream. 

 

Sweet Revenge granulated nectar is the first organic alternative to refined sugar that supports the demands of a mindful, artisanal kitchen. Cup-for-cup measuring? Check. Sustainable? Check. Free of chemicals and GMOs? Check! And with the subtle flavor of caramel, Sweet Revenge is a seamless addition to everything from lattes to mojitos to pastry cream. 

 
 

Nutrition

No matter the fine print, a healthy diet should never include eating sweeteners — of any variety — by the cupful. But the unique chemistry of different sugars plays an important role in how our bodies use (or don’t use) these energy calories, and coconut flower nectar is at the top of its class. 

 
 
  • The coconut palm grows in 90 countries around the world. Our sugar is harvested by organic farmers in Indonesia, who responsibly farm palms and collect their nectar without harming the environment.
  • The harvesting of coconut sugar (also called sap or toddy) does not affect the palm’s ability to bear coconuts in the future, adding to the tree’s value as a sustainable source of income for a lifespan of 60-80 years.
  • The harvested nectar is evaporated at a low temperature, then grated to a fine mesh (our preferred sugar grain size for baking, especially persnickety things like macarons, meringue or pastries).
  • After a long journey across the sea, we triple check the purity and quality of our sugar, then package it up for its final destination: Kitchens where delicious things are made!
 
 

Sustainability

Refined sugar's bad rep isn't just about health. Turns out, while the world's been binging on sugar, sugar's been binging on the world, polluting ecosystemsgulping up waterharming animals and violating human rights. Getting off the white stuff isn't just smart for you, it's smart for our planet.  


A Sugar is a Sugar.

From total restraint to total indulgence, the internet is full of strong opinions about sweeteners. At Sweet Revenge, we simplify the sugar saga by approaching treats the same way we approach all good things in life: Enjoy mindfully, in moderation, and – if you're really lucky – in the company of friends. 

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