Wholesome Alternative to Refined White Sugar Launches Nationally This March

March 25, 2014

Brooklyn, NY (March 25, 2014) – To meet the demand for wholesome and eco-conscious ingredients, In The Raw®, the preeminent provider of better-for–you sweeteners, introduces Sugar In The Raw Organic White®, a 100% USDA organic certified, non-GMO verified, Eco-Social certified unbleached cane sugar. National distribution will begin in March 2014, in leading grocery chains and specialty health food stores throughout the United States including A&P/Pathmark, HEB, Key Foods, Krasdale, Price Chopper, Roundy’s, Wegmans, Winn Dixie/BiLo and

Sugar In The Raw Organic White is packaged in a 24 ounce, re-sealable, environmentally-friendly recyclable bag and has a suggested retail price of $3.84. A more wholesome alternative to refined white sugar, Sugar In The Raw Organic White® comes exclusively from certified organic sugar cane fields. The cane juice is squeezed from freshly cut sugar cane stalks, evaporated, crystallized and washed. The results are natural-white colored crystals that are not bleached and a granulation that blends, browns and dissolves easily. Home cooks will love the authentic sugarcane flavor and versatility, using it for any recipe that calls for sugar, from baked goods and sauces to delectable desserts.

“We are thrilled to offer a wholesome alternative to refined white sugar. We understand that our consumers are increasingly health and eco-conscious and we want to meet that demand by providing the best ingredients available. Because Sugar In The Raw Organic White® is Eco-Social certified, USDA Organic and non-GMO, it’s a good choice for you and the environment too,” said Steven Eisenstadt, CEO of Cumberland Packing Corp. 

The In The Raw® brand continues to lead innovation and growth in the sweetener category with a robust portfolio of wholesome sweetener options, including Sugar In The Raw®, zero-calorie Stevia In The Raw® and Monk Fruit In The Raw®, and USDA Organic Certified Agave In The Raw®. The strategy for the brand is to continue to build the In The Raw family of products, and to provide healthy options for consumers looking for better ways to eat right and to enjoy the sweet life.

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About In The Raw®

Cumberland Packing Corp.’s In The Raw® selection of premium sweeteners enable consumers to add sweetness and versatility.  Find out more about In The Raw® brand products at and visit us on Facebook at Follow us on Twitter at @InTheRawBrand or pin us at


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