Molasses is a natural sweetener with a bitter-sweet taste, used as a popular ingredient in many recipes. It's a popular health food due to high mineral content in iron, copper, potassium and magnesium levels. Molasses is made from Sugar Cane by boiling the sugar cane sugar syrup, resulting in a highly concentrated and natural syrup. The roots of the sugar cane are deep and receive a broad spectrum of minerals and trace elements. Melrose Organic Molasses is dark in colour because it contains the concentrated goodness of the earth in which the sugar cane is grown. The process of Melrose Organic Molasses is certified organic ensuring a fresh delicious taste without any harmful additives, pesticides or herbicides. The product is also unsulphured, which means that no allergic chemicals have been used in processing.