Agave nectar

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Blue agave (Agave tequilana)
Because agave nectar dissolves quickly, it can be used as a sweetener for cold beverages such as cocktails, smoothies, and iced tea.

Agave nectar (also called agave syrup) is a sweetener produced from several species of agave, including blue agave (Agave tequilana).[1][2] Agave syrup is sweeter than honey and tends to be less viscous. Most agave syrup comes from Mexico and South Africa.

References[change | change source]

  1. Hocman, Karen (August 2009). "Agave Nectar a.k.a. Agave Syrup". The Nibble.
  2. Gary M. Mohr, Jr. (3 Oct 1999). "Blue Agave and Its Importance in the Tequila Industry". Ethnobotanical Leaflets. Retrieved 2010-01-04.