Ojio Yacon Syrup is an all-natural, organic sweetener with a low glycemic index and a sweet, honey-molasses flavor. Yacon root has half the calories of sugar, and it does not spike blood sugar levels. Yacon root has prebiotic properties, encouraging digestive health. Certified organic, gluten-free, and Non-GMO. 8.8 oz/ 250 g in a glass jar.

16.99

Ojio Yacon Syrup is an all-natural, organic sweetener with a low glycemic index and a sweet, honey-molasses flavor. Yacon root has half the calories of sugar, and it does not spike blood sugar levels. Yacon root has prebiotic properties, encouraging digestive health. Certified organic, gluten-free, and Non-GMO. 8.8 oz/ 250 g in a glass jar.

16.99
  • Ojio Yacon Syrup - All Natural Organic Low Glycemic Sweetener

Ojio Yacon Syrup

Ojio Yacon Syrup is an all-natural, organic sweetener with a low glycemic index and a sweet, honey-molasses flavor. Yacon root has half the calories of sugar, and it does not spike blood sugar levels. Yacon root has prebiotic properties, encouraging digestive health. Certified organic, gluten-free, and Non-GMO. 8.8 oz/ 250 g in a glass jar.

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Ojio Yacon Syrup, 8.8 oz

Ojio Yacon Syrup is an all-natural sweetener made from yacon root. Yacon syrup is sweet, with a deep amber color and honeyed molasses flavor, and will not cause blood sugar levels to spike. Low calorie, low on the glycemic index, certified organic, gluten-free, and Non-GMO. 

What is Yacon?

Yacon is a tuberous root vegetable that has been grown in the Andes of Peru for thousands of years, and is a member of the sunflower family. Yacon roots look similar to a sweet potato, but has a slightly sweet flavor and crispy texture that has been compared to apples, celery, and watermelon. It was traditionally eaten by locals as a crisp and refreshing snack. 

Yacon Syrup is a sweetener that has been extracted from yacon roots. 

Yacon Syrup Benefits

The sugars found in yacon root (and yacon root syrup) are made primarily of fructooligosaccharides (FOS). FOS are short and medium chain sugar molecules. FOS is not digested in the stomach, and instead gets transported to the large intestine, where it acts as a prebiotic - an energy source or food for the "good" bacteria that are present. FOS is naturally present in other foods, such as asparagus, garlic, chicory root, and Jerusalem artichokes, and is considered a soluble dietary fiber that supports digestive health.

Yacon Syrup vs. Other Sweeteners 

  • • Low Glycemic Response
  • • High prebiotic inulin - 30% FOS
  • • Less net carbs than Agave Nectar
  • • Less GI distress than heavily processes sugar alcohols xylitol and erythritol
  • • Organically grown, and Non-GMO

How to use Yacon Syrup

Yacon syrup can be substituted for sugar in your favorite recipes by reducing the amount by 25%. Try 3/4 c of yacon root instead of 1 c of sugar. You may also choose to reduce your wet ingredients by 2 tbls when using yacon syrup in exchange for granular sugar in recipies. Try using yacon root instead of honey or molasses to get a good feel for the versatility and flavor of this all-natural sweetener.

8.8 oz/ 250 g in a glass bottle, 

Ojio Yacon Syrup

Product Certifications:
USDA Organic
Kosher
Non-GMO
Gluten-Free
Manufacturer: Ojio

Country of Origin: Peru

Botanical Name: Smallanthus sonchifolius

Item number: OJI001

GTIN: 845772170502


Package Size: 8.8 oz (250 g)

Serving Size: 1 tbsp (20 g)

Serving Per Package: 20

Does Not Contain:
Gluten
Supplement Facts:
Calories20
Calories from Fat0
Total Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 13mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 11g4%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 7g
Protein 0g
 * = Daily Value Based on a standard 2,000 calorie daily intake
** = Daily Value Not Established

Warnings: Refrigerate after opening

Refrigeration Required: Yes

Ingredients: Organic Yacon Syrup

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  1. Review by AZ
    Posted on 7/25/2014

    The price is reasonable and the syrup is very smooth. It tastes a lot like yams, rather than like raisins like most of the other syrups I have tried. I don't like that it comes in a jar, it would be more convenient if it were in a squeeze bottle.

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