Brown Rice Syrup: a taste or the Orient!
Rice Syrup (also known as rice malt or brown rice syrup) is a Sweetener alternative that is extremely popular in Northern and Eastern hemispheres. You will find Rice Syrup on the shelves of many Chinese Grocery stores, as well as within many processed Foods.
Rice Syrup is made to a traditional fermentation process that break downs the starch content in the brown rice grains. Essentially Rice Syrup is glucose, which is thought to be less harmful than fructose for metabolic health, however it does have a high glycemic index (GI) score of 98 (table sugar is only 65). Compared to many of the types of syrup's within our Syrup Range, Rice Syrup has very few Nutrients, with just small traces of Calcium, sodium and Potassium, but it is a fine source of fibre.