It is obtained by hand from the sap of the Canary Islands date palm (Phoenix Canariensis) and it is native and exclusive to the island of La Gomera, where it has been produced for hundreds of years.
It is a natural food that does not contain any additives or preservatives. Its manufacturing technique is ancient and it is a delicious accompaniment to many traditional desserts and cheeses. In recent years, it has become an important ingredient in modern Canarian cuisine due to its toasted and sweet textu- re and flavour.
Palm syrup is highly nutritious. It has a balanced percentage of calories and a high level of basic trace elements as well as high levels of copper, iron, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, so- dium and zinc.