Dates Sugar: A Timesless Classic for Today’s Food Industry
Dates Sugar has been consumed for millennia in a variety of foods around the world. Today, they’re used in the food industry as a filling for pastries and biscuits, and as a healthier substitute for sugar in cereals, puddings, baked goods, energy bars, ice cream and confections. Dates Sugar also adds flavour and sweetness to salad dressings, marinades, glazes and smoothies.
HOW DATE SUGAR IS MADE
Dates Sugar is produced from a single ingredient, dried dates.
Dates are cutting and then conveyed to Oven and grinder and extruded into a fine dates powder.
A WELCOME ADDITION
Dates Sugar improves the taste of foods it helps make, with notes of caramel, brown sugar and vanilla. It also has an amazing nutrition profile. As a replacement for sucrose, dates sugar adds important minerals, vitamins, fiber and healthful plant compounds called phenolic.
PURE AND SIMPLE
Dates sugar low moisture and low water activity gives it a long shelf life making it easy to work with. the high invert sugar content gives food – especially baked goods – a pleasantly softer texture.
- Adds sweetness without added sugars
- Contains vitamins and minerals
- Cholesterol free food
- Natural antioxidant polyphenols
- Improves taste and texture
- Heart Healthy
- Equal parts fructose and glucose
NATURALLY LOW GLYCEMIC INDEX
Dates have a low Glycemic Index (GI) of 42. The International Table of Glycemic Index updated the dates GI values in the scientific journal article 2008 Diabetes Care (Atkinson). The glycemic index clinical trials were conducted on both healthy individuals and diabetics. The table below shows dates in comparison to other fruits.
Breads and muffins using dates have a lower glycemic index than plain wheat bread with no fruit. Adding dates paste to baked good recipes is a good way to reducing the glycemic index.
LOW GI FRUIT (55 and below)
CHERRIES – 22
APPLES – 36
PEACHES – 42
DATES – 42
ORANGES – 43
BANANAS – 51
BLUEBERRIES – 53
MODERATE GI FRUIT (56-59)
GRAPES – 59
RAISINS – 64
HIGH GI FRUIT (70 or greater)
WATERMELON – 76
1 CUP OF DATE SUGAR IS EQUAL TO 1 CUP OF WHITE OR BROWN SUGAR
*Dates Paste is sold in 40-lb. boxes
Dates add natural sweetness with lower Glycemic Index (GI) than sugar. This comes from the Dates’s natural dietary fibers, sorbitol (sugar alcohol), and antioxidant polyphenols. Dates can replace the sugars in baked goods on a cup for cup basis.
• No chemicals or preservatives are added
• No Allergens
You can get Best Quality and Organic Dates Sugar at Sarika Ventures Pvt. Ltd.