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Lakanto is I Quit Sugar Approved!

We’re excited to announce that our Lakanto Monk Fruit Sweetener has officially received the I Quit Sugar tick of approval!


Sarah Wilson and the ‘I Quit Sugar’ movement have been rooted in the sugar science since 2010. Ever since, I Quit Sugar has only used two different sweeteners in their recipes - rice malt syrup and stevia. Going forward, they will now use and recommend Monk Fruit, specifically our Lakanto Monk Fruit.


This is a big step forward for us here at Lakanto, and we are extremely proud to have a product that will be easily-recognisable as a trusted and beneficial sugar replacement for the ever-growing health-conscious Australian market.


Our passionate team share a united concern about the impact that an excessive sugar intake can have on our personal health, as well as the health of our families and children. As such, Lakanto was bred out of both a passion and purpose to bring better health conscious products - powered by nature - to the world. Our mission is to make cutting back on sugar simple, accessible and enjoyable for every family.


With our products hitting the shelves of Woolworths stores nationally, we are bringing to Australian consumers a product that ticks all the boxes – including the IQS tick! We’re proud to provide a product that is:


  • Premium - Lakanto Monk Fruit Sweetener is a low calorie, zero glycemic sweetener made from a proprietary blend of erythritol and the highest quality Monk Fruit.
  • All Natural - our products contain no artificial ingredients, are pesticide-free and there are no known side effects reported by the FDA. 
  • Versatile - Our Golden Lakanto sweetener is a brown sugar substitute and our Classic White is a white sugar substitute. Both varieties can be used as a 1:1 sugar replacement in all your favourite baking and cooking recipes, as well as in your tea, coffee or smoothies – without a bitter after taste!
  • Inclusive - We cater to all walks of life with options for vegans, paleo and keto diets, diabetics and the general health conscious consumer.


As a brand we’re committed to bringing positive change, not only to our consumers, but also to the communities in rural China where our Monk Fruit is harvested from (and was first discovered), We hire locals to work in our zero emissions factory to process the Monk Fruit, ensuring high standards of both processing and sustainability. 

We want what’s best for the health of humans and the world, and we refuse to compromise when it comes to creating the highest quality monk fruit extract that is best for our consumers and for the environment.

Our products are innovative, delicious, natural, and nutritious– and we look forward to working with the IQS team to reach more families across Australia with our simple way to reduce sugar.