The Groovy Food Company's rich & dark agave nectar is a smooth, maple-like syrup, which is delectably sweet, 100% organic and fat-free. Dark and tempting, it is too good to resist. As a rule of thumb, use this rich syrup whenever you would use brown sugar or maple syrup. It is great on ice cream and in yoghurts and smoothies. You will also find it is perfect for marinades, hot drinks, baking and even spread on a thick slice of freshly buttered toast. What's more it has 25% less calories gram for gram, than refined sugar, also being 1.5 times sweeter. So to achive the same sweetness 50% less calories are used. With its naturally low GI, it provides slow and steady energy release, as opposed to refined sugars which can cause frantic high and exhausting lows.