The distinctive brown color in brown sugar comes from the presence of molasses which is left over after the crystallization process of natural cane sugar production. The darker the brown sugar, the more molasses it contains. Light brown sugar contains the least amount of molasses compared to medium and dark brown sugar. On average it contains approximately 4.5% molasses by volume. Molasses is hygroscopic meaning that it draws and retains moisture which makes this brown sugar soft and moist. Produced in adherence to strict organic standards, Wholesome Sweeteners Organic Light Brown Sugar is of the highest quality. The sugar cane used to produce this sugar is cut green, never burned or treated with herbicides or synthetic fertilizers. No chemicals, bone char or animal by-products are used to make or de-colorize this sugar which makes it ideal for vegan cooking. It can be used as a one-to-one replacement for refined brown sugar in any recipe. It is delicious when used to make cakes, cookies, pies and candies.
Color (ICUMSA Scale): 9000 Max
Moisture: 3.0% Max
Sugar Content: 97.1 g per 100 grams
Ash: 1.0% Max
pH: 8.0 Max
- Stored in AIB Superior Rated Facility
This sugar should remain good quality for two years if stored in an odor-free environment at 65° – 95° F. Shipping at ambient temperatures and avoiding extreme fluctuations is ideal.
Note: The information listed above for color, moisture, ash, etc. are averages only. For information on specific lots, please request via our sales department.