Is brown sugar healthier?
It contains more of the components of the original sugar cane, which are responsible for its characteristic cane flavour. However, the differences between brown and white sugar are nutritionally insignificant in a well balanced diet.
Why is there starch in Icing Sugar?
A small amount of cornstarch is added to Icing Sugar to prevent it from clumping.
Do any of your products contain gluten?
All Redpath sugar products are gluten free.
What is castor sugar?
In certain parts of the world, castor sugar is commonly used. It is a very fine granulated sugar. It is similar to our Instant Dissolving Sugar.
Is Redpath Sugar suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans?
We do not use animal products or by-products in our refining process for sugar, so Redpath Sugar products are suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans.
Is Redpath Sugar made from cane or beet sugar?
All of our products are made from pure cane sugar.
What is Redpath Sugar doing to minimize impact on the environment?
At Redpath Sugar we are constantly striving to reduce our environmental footprint.
We are very proud that Redpath Sugar Ltd. has been awarded the Canadian Industry Program for Energy Conservation (CIPEC) Leadership Award for 2009. This award is from Natural Resources Canada and recognizes Canadian industries who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to improving energy efficiency.
We use ocean going ships to transport raw sugar to our plant, the greenest way possible. This is made possible by the St.Lawrence Seaway that permits ocean-going vessels to travel from the Atlantic Ocean all the way to Toronto.
For more information about sugar and nutrition, please visit the Canadian Sugar Institute’s website at sugar.ca