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What is monk fruit?Updated 2 years ago

Monk fruit is an ingredient in our four sweet toothpowders. Monk fruit extract is sugar-free. Unlike most fruits, the natural sugars in monk fruit are not the main compounds responsible for its sweetness.

Instead, monk fruit extract gets its intense sweetness from unique antioxidants called mogrosides. During processing, mogrosides get separated from the fresh-pressed juice of the monk fruit. Therefore, monk fruit sweetener does not contain fructose or glucose.

Depending on the amount of mogrosides present, monk fruit extract can provide a level of sweetness around 100–250 times greater than table sugar.

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