let’s talk about sugar

Wherever possible, we try to avoid adding sugar. When we have to, we add a smidge to certain ingredients to preserve them, or to bring out the best in their flavour.

muesli with no added sugar

gently spiced carrot & apple muesli

gently spiced carrot & apple muesli

We prefer to let all the lovely fruit we use in our cereals provide a natural sweetness and in this recipe, there is no added sugar.  The only sugar you’ll find occurs naturally in the ingredients, from the fruit to the grains.

classic fruits, nuts and seeds muesli

classic fruits, nuts and seeds muesli

Sugar content: 23%, of which 23% comes from the naturally occurring sugars in the ingredients, from the fruits to the grains.

gloriously nutty muesli

gloriously nutty muesli

Sugar content: 21%, of which 21% comes from the naturally occurring sugars in the ingredients.

our lovely organic muesli

our lovely organic muesli

Sugar content: 28%, of which 28% comes from the naturally occurring sugars in the ingredients.

simply nutty muesli

simply nutty muesli

Sugar content: 16%, of which 16% comes from the naturally occurring sugars in the ingredients, from the fruits to the grains.

simply delicious muesli

simply delicious muesli

Sugar content: 17%, of which 17% comes from the naturally occurring sugars in the ingredients, from the fruits to the grains.

muesli with added sugar

beautiful blueberry muesli

beautiful blueberry muesli

We add a smidge of sugar to the cranberries (which are naturally very bitter) and a touch to the blueberry flavoured barley flakes and dried blueberries, which brings out their delicate flavour. Any other sugar occurs naturally in the ingredients, from the fruit to the grains.

tasty toasted spelt flakes muesli

tasty toasted spelt flakes muesli

We add sugar to the toasted flakes to boost their natural flavour. It also helps preserve the pineapple, keeping it succulent.

Sugar content: 27%, of which natural sugars: 23.3%, added sugars: 3.7%.
There is 1.7g of added sugar per 45g serving.

fantastically fruity muesli

fantastically fruity muesli

We add a little bit of sugar to the dried cranberries to enhance their flavour (they’re naturally very bitter) and a dash to the mango, to stop it from drying out.

Sugar content: 29%, of which natural sugars: 20%, added sugar 9%.
There are 4g of added sugar per 45g serving.

luscious berry & cherry muesli

luscious berry & cherry muesli

We add a little sugar to the dried cranberries and blueberries to keep them succulent. We also use a smidge to add the natural blackcurrant flavour to the barley flakes.

Sugar content: 36%, of which natural sugars: 32.5%, added sugar: 3.5%.
There is 1.6g of added sugar per 45g serving.

simply fruity muesli

simply fruity muesli

We add a touch of sugar to preserve the dried pineapple and papaya, keeping them succulent and stopping them from drying out.

Sugar content: 28%, of which natural sugars: 23.3%, added sugar: 4.7%.
There are 2.1g of added sugar per 45g serving.

bircher muesli with added sugar

bircher muesli mix raspberry & blackcurrant

bircher muesli mix raspberry & blackcurrant

We use a little sugar to help add a natural raspberry flavour to the barley flakes.

Sugar content: 19%, of which natural sugars: 17%, added sugar: 2%.
There is 1g of added sugar per 50g serving.

bircher muesli mix almonds & honey

bircher muesli mix almonds & honey

We add a smidge of honey to the porridge oats to give them their irresistible honey flavour.

Sugar content: 17%, of which natural sugars: 16.98%, added sugar: 0.013%.
There is 0.0065g of added sugar per 50g serving.

ultimate adventures with added sugar

machu picchu muesli

machu picchu muesli

We add pineapple juice to the golden berries, just to balance their natural sourness, as well as adding some sugar to the coffee-flavoured barley flakes – to bring out their flavour. Dark chocolate contains sugar, of course, but we’ve been very careful to add just enough chocolate to create a wonderful flavour. The rest of the sugar in this recipe occurs naturally in the ingredients, from the fruits to the grains.

american road trip muesli

american road trip muesli

We add some sugar to the cranberries, just to balance their natural sourness and make them even more delicious. The rest of the sugar in this recipe occurs naturally in the ingredients, from the fruits to the grains.

granola with added sugar

honey granola

honey granola

In this recipe, we add some wonderfully sticky honey so that the grains hold together as they bake. It also makes sure the finished granola is brilliantly crunchy and moreish. The rest of the sugar you’ll find in this recipe occurs naturally in the ingredients, from the seeds to the oats.

berry granola

berry granola

In this recipe, we use fruit purée to bring out the berry flavours. We also add golden syrup so that the grains hold together as they bake and the finished granola is brilliantly crunchy and moreish. The rest of the sugar you’ll find in this recipe occurs naturally in the ingredients, from the seeds to the oats.

choc cherry granola

choc cherry granola

In this recipe, we add some golden syrup so that the grains hold together as they bake and the finished granola is wonderfully crunchy and moreish. The chocolate adds a delicious richness to every mouthful and of course contains some sugar too. The rest of the sugar you’ll find in this recipe occurs naturally in the ingredients, from the seeds to the oats.

simply oat granola

simply oat granola

In this recipe, we add some wonderfully sticky golden syrup so that the grains hold together as they bake. It also makes sure the finished granola is brilliantly crunchy and moreish.

The rest of the sugar you’ll find in this recipe occurs naturally in the ingredients, from the seeds to the oats.

nutty granola

nutty granola

In this recipe, we add some wonderfully sticky golden syrup so that the grains hold together as they bake. It also makes sure the finished granola is brilliantly crunchy and moreish.

The rest of the sugar you’ll find in this recipe occurs naturally in the ingredients, from the seeds to the oats.

porridge with no added sugar

oat & barley porridge

oat & barley porridge

Sugar content: 2.5%, of which 2.5% comes from the naturally occurring sugars in the ingredients.

porridge with added sugar

honey porridge

honey porridge

Honey sugar gives this recipe its irresistible honey flavour.

Sugar content: 27%, of which natural sugars: 16.7%, added sugar: 10.3%. There are 4.3g of added sugar in a 42g serving.

raspberry porridge

raspberry porridge

We use a little sugar as a medium for adding natural raspberry flavour to the oat flakes. It also boosts the overall raspberry flavour.

Sugar content: 21%, of which natural sugars: 16.4%, added sugar: 4.6%. There is 1.9g of added sugar in a 42g serving.

gingerbread porridge

gingerbread porridge

The real gingerbread crumb which gives our porridge its warming gingerbread flavour, is made with a smidge of sugar (because it’s real gingerbread!).

Sugar content: 18%, of which natural sugars: 13.8%, added sugar: 4.2%. There is 1.8g of added sugar per 42g serving.