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Sweeteners – Life Bridge

Monk Fruit

Monk Fruit also known as Luo Han Guo ( 羅漢果) and Siraitia Grosvenorii, named after the National Geographic explorer and president that funded the expedition to locate Monk Fruit in the mountainous sub-tropical regions of Southern China in 1930. A small round herbaceous perenial vine the fruit has a recorded use since the 13th century in Eastern medicine as a cold and digestive aid, and is now being used to sweeten your favorite foods and beverages. The fruit extract, or juice is 80-200 times sweeter than sugar and contains zero calories per serving - meaning a very small amount provides pure, natural and healthy sweetness that may have additional health benefits. Available in both conventional and certified organic grades.