Wholesome Sweeteners Fair Trade Organic Sugar, 16-Ounce Pouches (Pack of 12) available on October 27 2020 from Amazon for 33.44
UPC bar code 012511405007 ξ1 registered February 05 2014
Product category is Grocery
Manufacturered by Wholesome Sweeteners
Product weight is 13.53 lbs.
Pack of 12, 16-ounce pouches ( total of 192 ounces) * Made from freshly squeezed organic sugar cane juice, which is evaporated and crystallized on the same day it is harvested * Certified-organic and fair trade, non-GMO, kosher; suitable for vegan, vegetarian, halal- and plant-based diets * Use in hot or cold drinks, for baking, or sprinkled over desserts * Ships in Certified Frustration-Free Packaging A blond, delicious, natural Organic Sugar perfect for sprinkling, baking and hot and cold drinks. Made from freshly squeezed Organic Cane Juice, which is evaporated and crystallized on the same day it is harvested. Use as a 1-for-1 organic replacement for refined sugar. The Fair Trade label guarantees the consumer a fair price is paid directly to the farmer for the sugar cane they grow. Returning real value to the primary agricultural producers means they can compete with factory farms whilst protecting sustainable farming practices. It also means they can enjoy higher living standards and develop thriving communities. A spoonful of Fair Trade Sugar really does make the world a sweeter place! Fair Trade, organic and kosher certified. Suitable for vegan, vegetarian, Halal and plant-based diets. Product of Paraguay.
Five stars for the sugar itself. It can be substituted 1:1 for "regular" sugar. Some other organic sugars have a higher moisture content which can cause problems when baking. It's not cost effective buying the case of 1 lb bags, however, even compared to the big "natural" food grocery chains. Why doesn't Amazon sell cases of the 4 lb or 10 lb bags, with their lower price per pound?
When I learned that most sugar is refined and filtered with animal bones I started looking for natural, organic sugar. I've dived into the bins at Whole Foods, New Seasons and other natural food stores. But Wholesome makes better sugar than the bulk bins and, although I see more expensive varieties beckoning from the shelves that they are better (and probably are), Wholesome is good for the price. It doesn't clump. It dissolves nicely. And, best of all, it makes my baked goods have the perfect amount of swe..
The sugar is excellent. It is just a touch more brown than pure-white sugar, and the texture is a little on the coarse side (the grains are a bit larger). However, the sugar still dissolves and mixes just as well as regular sugar when baking or sweetening my coffee. Honestly cannot complain about the product itself.As others have pointed out, the box comes with 12 small 1 lb. bags. This is quite surprising as I've seen other retailers selling a 4 lb. version (so aside from real bulk orders (>25 lbs) a large..