All NaturalUnrefinedLow Glycemic IndexDelicately sweet with a hint of smoky caramel, this golden sugar is the perfect substitute for white or brown sugar. Like the syrup tapped from maple trees, coconut sugar begins by tapping the nectar from the flower buds hanging from the heart of the coconut trees. The nectar is them poured into woks and boiled into a thick honey-colored syrup. It is then whipped to a smooth creamy texture and left to set. Coconut sugar is unrefined and has a low glycemic index. For comparison, regular sugar has a GI index of 100; coconut sugar is approximately 35. Bring the flavors of the Asian markets to your kitchen with the pure, golden crystals from the heart of the coconut tree.