Meridian - Molasses - Organic & Fairtrade 350g
Meridian-Org Blackstrap Molasses (350g)Meridian Blackstrap Molasses is extracted during the process of cane sugar production, in which all the beneficial nutrients of the sugar cane are concentrated into the molasses. It is the product of the 'third boil' of the sugar juices. Blackstrap molasses should not be confused with standard molasses which is not so rich in minerals. Blackstrap molasses is particularly rich in calcium and can be an excellent source of calcium for those who restrict their dairy intake.
Blackstrap Molasses is rich in minerals and can be eaten by the spoon, diluted in hot water and taken as a drink or used in cooking. Include in savoury recipes as a marinade or to enhance stews, roasts and casseroles. In baking it can replace some or all of the sugar content and is particularly good in dark, rich cakes.
Organic Unsulphured Blackstrap Molasses
Nutritional Information per 100g:
Energy 1140kJ/268kcal, Protein 2.0g, Carbohydrate 65.0g, Fat <0.1g. 2 tablespoons of blackstrap molasses can provide 400mg calcium - around a third of the recommended amount. One tablespoon of blackstrap molasses contains 4.5mg of iron, nearly half the Recommended Daily Allowance of 10g. Accordingly molasses is often recommended to pregnant women; people suffering from anaemia and vegetarians or vegans who because they don’t eat meat need to ensure they get enough iron from other sources.
Made in a factory that uses nut ingredients
Organic Certification UK5.
Molasses is widely appreciated as a good source of minerals and vitamins.
Blackstrap Molasses is a natural product and the consistency may vary. This molasses is manufactured from fully ripened sugar cane and no sulphur is used during extraction.