The Department of Education issued a DepEd Memorandum No. 82, s. 2012 which calls the attention of all regional directors, schools division/city superintendents and administrators to give full support to the advocacy and the use of coco sugar in different affairs such as meetings, conferences, trainings, seminars and workshops.
The regional and division health and nutrition personnel are instructed to include information on the benefits of coconut sap sugar during their health activities and to encourage the school to use the coco sugar in their food preparation.
The coco sugar is classified as Low Glycemic Index food which is suitable for diabetics. It is a natural product with simple processing, without chemicals and additives. It is a natural product with simple processing, without chemicals and additives. It can be used in different beverages like coffee, tea, herbal and fruit juices; as confectionary products in Pastries, cakes and native delicacies.
Indeed, the use of coco sugar will help the farmers to increase their income and eventually improve the country’s economy.
By: Mrs. Riza Q. Mendoza | Orion National High School | Orion, Bataan