Frequently Asked Questions
How is Local Sparrow sugarcane jaggery made?
Made with traditional methods of boiling and rhythmic stirring of sugarcane juice in an iron wok on firewood, Local Sparrow's melt in your mouth jaggery powder is a delight! Natural, plant based cleansers like okra powder are used to cleanse and coagulate. We do not use any artificial colors, chemicals or additives. Heirloom variety sugarcane is grown with regenerative farming practices and is used by our partner in making this jaggery for you. Its deeply rich flavour and natural deep brown color will make you keep coming back for more!
What are the benefits of jaggery?
Sugarcane jaggery is rich in a lot of micronutrients and for people who follow a plant based diet, this is an additional, simple way of adding iron to diet. With a host of antioxidants, jaggery is known to prevent body against free radicals.
What is the shelf life of sugarcane jaggery powder?
Because we do not treat the jaggery with any chemicals or bleach or sulphur or add anything for color or taste standardisation, natural jaggery powder has a shelf life of 6 months to a year at low temperatures. We highly recommend buying in batches depending on your usage to always consume the best jaggery powder.
Why Choose Local Sparrow Pure Natural Sweeteners? Pure natural sweeteners are the best sugar substitute because they are healthy and filled with...
micronutrients. Our collection of natural sweeteners includes sugarcane jaggery powder which is 100% natural with no chemical additives. It is also made with traditional methods of making jaggery which helps retain its natural flavour and nutrients.
Also, we use organic sugarcane grown by standard organic farms for making this jaggery, so it is pesticide free and contains no colours or thickening agents. You can choose Local Sparrow for the best jaggery powder made with a natural process and organic heirloom cane variety.
Evolution Of Natural Sweeteners
One of the first natural sweeteners to be discovered was honey, in ancient times. It was one of the main sweeteners until the discovery of sugarcane and its use in modern times as a sweetener. The technology of developing sugar from sugarcane juice originated in India and is still widely used. One natural sweetener, however, is etched in Indian traditional history and has been widely used as a natural sweetener obtained from sugarcane, which is jaggery or gud. It was discovered to be a wholesome substitute for processed sugar and is linked to a reduced risk of diabetes.
Taste The Sweetness With Local Sparrow Sugarcane Jaggery Powder
The Local Sparrow jaggery powder is a pure and flavourful sweetener that can be used safely in your diet as it is 100% pure and natural. It is prepared from a heirloom variety of organically grown sugarcane which undergoes the traditional Indian methods of being converted to jaggery.
Our organic jaggery powder is free of bleaching agents, industrial additives or sulphur. You can be assured that it has a sweet earthy flavour that will seep into any dish you add it to and make it taste more flavourful. Organic jaggery powder online is the best because it retains most of the nutrients, including antioxidants that help fight oxidative damage in the body.
How Natural Sweeteners Are Prepared With Traditional Methods At Local Sparrow
We use traditional methods for making jaggery, which involves boiling sugarcane juice in an iron wok on firewood for several hours along with constant and rhythmic stirring, which allows the juice to thicken. Plant-based natural cleansers like okra are then used to clean the jaggery and help coagulate it to form the rich brown-coloured natural jaggery powder.
We do not add any artificial additives so you get the raw and pure taste of the jaggery. This method also helps enrich the gud powder with essential nutrients which are often lost during the processing of refined or processed sugar or jaggery. These nutrients and antioxidants are helpful in keeping your body’s defence system active and fighting off free radicals.
Choose Local Sparrow For 100% Organic & Additives-Free Natural Sweeteners
Local Sparrow is the best place to buy sugarcane jaggery powder made with organic sugarcane of the best quality. We carefully examine each and every batch of jaggery powder produced and you can rest assured that each one is of the highest quality with no chemical additives or bleaching agents.
It is truly the natural and pure form of jaggery that is good for your health and prevents the risk of diabetes when consumed in moderate amounts. Because our process of making jaggery powder is completely natural, it has a shelf life of 6 months to 1 year. You can explore our website for more organic and natural kitchen ingredients for wholesome nutrition.