For centuries, Native Mexicans have extracted a sweet juice from the Agave plant, known as “Aguamiel”, for celebratory and religious purposes. Today, this same raw juice is used as a natural sweetener.
Did you know?
- According to ancient Mexican mythology, the Agave Cactus plant is believed to be the incarnation of the Aztec goddess, Mayahuel.
- Certain species of Agave are commercially cultivated to produce the popular distilled alcoholic beverage, tequila.
- Agave is roughly one and a half times sweeter than table sugar, which means you need less of it to achieve the same level of sweetness.
We can source Agave in the following formats:
- Agave Syrup (Nectar)