Palm sugar or palm candy is made from the palmyra sap. It is 100% natural sugar and high in minerals, iron, calcium, and vitamins. The palm sugar crystals are smaller than the beet sugar. It is brown in color and tastes quite different from old crystal sugar candy.
Palm candy or palm sugar is a high source of iron and acts as a body coolant. It is traditionally used to cure coughs, treat lung and throat infections, and strengthens bones. As it has its own medicinal values, palm sugar considers one of the best organic sugar. It is also suggested for diabetic patients and kids.