Monk Fruit Sweetness
What is monk fruit? How is it used?
Monk fruit, also known as Luo Han Guo, is a small round fruit native to southern China. It has been used for hundreds of years in Eastern medicine as a cold and digestive aid, and now it is also being used as a natural sweetener for foods and beverages.
Monk fruit sweeteners are used in soft drinks, juices, dairy products, desserts, candies, and bakery products. Because they are stable at high temperatures.
All Natural Process
After removing the seeds and skin of the fruit, the fruit is crushed to release its natural, sweet juice. The crushed fruit is mixed with hot water to make a sweet infusion.
The infusion is filtered, leaving a clear, sweet juice. The infusion is filtered and leaves a clear juice that contains the sweet anti-oxidants and a small amount of natural fruit sugar.
The juice retains the fruit sugars for a delicious,
Natural, great tasting sweetness
0 added calories from sugar
Do not raise blood sugar levels
100% natural and GMO-free
Monk fruit sweeteners have been permitted as generally recognized as safe (GRAS) by the FDA since 2010, a category which requires expert consensus that a food ingredient is safe for its intended use.
Safe for children, people with diabetes, and women who are pregnant or nursing.
Foods that include monk fruit sweeteners can add sweetness to a child’s diet without contributing to increased calorie intake, sugar intake or risk of cavities.
Monk fruit sweetener is a natural, low-calorie alternative to sugar made
from real fruit.
Food companies are now using monk fruit to improve the nutritional profile
without sacrificing taste.