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  • Rapadura Sugar - 500g

    Rapadura is the pure juice extracted from the sugar cane (using a press)
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    Benefits of Rapadura Sugar

    • Unrefined cane sugar made from 100% certified organic sugar
    • Contains no chemicals or anti-caking agents
    • Unique flavour, fine grain texture, beautiful golden colour
    • Only undergoes pressing and drying process

    What is Rapadura?

    Rapadura is the pure juice extracted from the sugar cane (using a press), which is then evaporated over low heats, whilst being stirred with paddles, then ground to produce a grainy sugar. It has not been cooked at high heats nor spun to change it into crystals and the molasses has not been separated from the sugar.  It is produced organically, and does not contain chemicals or anti-caking agents.

    'Rapadura' – can also be called Panela

    Rapadura is a whole food product which can vary according to sugar cane variety, soil type and weather. This is why one batch of Rapadura may be lighter or darker than the last batch.

    Because Rapadura is not separated from the molasses and is not subject to being heated at high temperatures, (it is dehydrated at a low heat), the vitamins and minerals have been retained. Read below to see the differences between rapadura sugar and white sugar.

    The statements contained herein have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The information contained regarding this product is intended for education and information purposes only. This information is not intended to be used to diagnose, prescribe or replace medical care. The product described herein is not intended to treat, cure, diagnose, mitigate or prevent any disease. Please refer to our Disclaimer regarding our products.
    Sprinkle over all your salads and add into your daily smoothies

    Differences in Sugars

    'Raw' sugar is not really raw - it has been heated at high temperatures and a lot of the minerals and vitamins are gone.It's better than refined sugar because it has a little of the molasses still clinging to it. Some sugar is sold as 'organic' raw sugar, and people think this means it's unrefined - all it really means is that it's grown with organic agricultural methods, then refined as usual... the juice (molasses) has been mostly removed, and there's not really much goodness in it.

    White sugar is refined much further... the raw sugar is centrifuged again, then the crystals are dissolved, boiled, and crystallized again into white sugar, and any lingering goodness has completely disappeared.

    Brown sugar is just white sugar mixed with molasses.

    View the Data Sheet for rapadura sugar by clicking HERE.
    View the Organic Certificate for rapadura sugar by clicking HERE

    FREE Rapadura Sugar & Seaweed Salt Teleseminar with Cyndi O'Meara

    Want to learn even more about this amazing product as well as the all natural seaweed salt? You can  listen to a free teleseminar recording with Cyndi O'Meara answering all the questions & myths about salt & sugar. Simply click on the link below to download.

    Rapadura Sugar & Seaweed Salt Teleseminar Recording with Cyndi O'Meara (mp3)

    To see further Q & A on our salt & sugar click here to view

    Choc Chia Seed Cake



    1. Preheat oven to 160C fan forced.

    2. Line a spring form baking tin with baking paper.

    3. Soak chia seed in water for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

    4. Place cacoa, butter eggs, almond meal, sugar, salt and bicarb in bowl and wisk for 1 minute.

    5. Add chia jelly and whisk until combined.

    6. Pour into prepared baking tin.

    7. Bake 40 minutes, take out of oven and let stand for further 10 minutes.

    8. Remove from baking tin and cool on wire rack.

    9. Serve with fresh fruit and natural yogurt.


    Serves 4

    • 1/2 cup Changing Habits Rapadura Sugar
    • 1/2 cup boiling filtered water
    • 2 1/2 cups filtered water
    • 1 cup fresh lemon juice (from Meyer lemons if possible)
    • Fresh mint to decorate


    1. Dissolve sugar in boiling water and cool.

    2. Stir together sugar syrup, water and lemon juice.

    3. Pour over ice cubes and serve with a sprig of mint