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.

Yes, monk fruit is GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) by the FDA.

 

No. Monk fruit seedlings and fruit are GMO-free and monk fruit juice and extract contain no artificial chemicals.

 

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.

Monk fruit provides delicious, natural, low-calorie sweetness from fruit, without all the calories of sugar.

 

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.

Monk fruit can be found in Starbucks Doubleshot Coffee and Protein beverages, Chobani Simply 100 yogurt, Dole fruit bowls and much more.

 

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