Frequently Asked Questions
Monk fruit is a deliciously sweet fruit that can be used as a healthy way to sweeten foods and beverages without all the added calories of sugar. In Asia monk fruit is a traditional food where it has been used for centuries as a low-calorie functional beverage and food ingredient.
Monk fruit is grown in orchards nestled amongst the pristine mountains of Southern China where it has been cultivated for hundreds of years.
Monk fruit juice concentrate is a natural fruit juice that is 15-20 times sweeter than sugar.
Monk fruit extract is 150-200 times sweeter than sugar that is supplied in a concentrated powder form.
Because monk fruit is so sweet, just a little is needed to sweeten foods and beverages. For example in a cup of yogurt sugar can be reduced 50% by replacing 5 teaspoons of sugar with just half a teaspoon of monk fruit juice concentrate.