Panela is raw, unrefined cane sugar from Colombia. With a lightly sweet molasses taste and warm, caramel undertones. It's a unique ingredient that's flavorful and aromatic. Panela has been traditionally handmade for centuries by dehydrating raw sugarcane juice over low heat.
It's unrefined, unbleached and chemical free sugar. It contains 25% to 30% less calories than refined sugar.
Panela provides 300 more nutrients and 50 more mineral salts tanh refined sugar. It has high contents of Calcium, Potassium, Magnesium and Iron.