Classic white sugar replacement. Over a Thousand Years Ago: In the remote mountain highlands of Asia, Buddhist monks achieved enlightenment through meditation, prayer and pure living. The monks discovered a rare fruit prized for its sweetness. This sacred fruit was named monk fruit and was used in elixirs to increase chi, or life energy. Now you can enjoy this guilt-free sweetness in our Lakanto products!. We still grow harvest monk fruit for Lakanto in the same pristine area according to traditional and environmental methods. Born from a proprietary mixture of the high-purity monk fruit extract and non-GMO erythritol, Lakanto is a delicious zero calorie blend with the sumptuous rich taste of sugar. Discover your chi. At Lakanto, we aim to help others discover chi by making healthy choices more accessible. As you feel good internally, you'll find fulfillment in yourself and world! Share with us how you've "discovered your chi" by using our hashtag on social media! Cooks, bakes, & tastes just like sugar. 1 Cup Lakanto Sweetener = 1 Cup Sugar. Zero glycemic. 1:1 sugar replacement.