Costco Lakanto Sweetener Review

Eryhritol Monk Fruit Blend Sweetener!

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I’m trying to reduce the amount of processed sugar I eat currently so last time I was at Costco I picked up this Costco Lakanto Erythriol and Monk Fruit Blend Sweetener to try!

Taste

I actually really like this sweetener. The first thing I noticed is that it’s not as sweet as other sweeteners such as Stevia or Splenda. So if you want something super sweet you probably need to add more sweetener than you would with those other two. I also like that there wasn’t an artificial/chemical after-taste with this sweetener.

Cost

I paid $11.99 Canadian for the 800 gram bag, This is not overly expensive in my opinion but definitely not as cheap as regular white sugar.

Convenience

Great for baking, to add to plain yogurt or even put in your coffee. This is a 1:1 sugar replacement. The best before date is about three years from the date I purchased the sweetener! That’s a long time!

Nutrition

Zero calories and fat. Four grams of carbohydrates. The ingredients list is short and sweet! Great for someone watching their sugar intake.

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I used this to sweeten some plain Greek yogurt recently and really enjoyed it! It lightly sweetened my yogurt without an artificial/chemical tasting aftertaste. I would definitely repurchase it but I think this bag will last me quite some.

Taste: 8/10

Cost: 6/10

Convenience: 10/10

Nutrition: 10/10

Have you tried a monk fruit-based sweetner? What did you think?

16 thoughts on “Costco Lakanto Sweetener Review”

  1. When this went on sale at Costco, I bought 2 bags. A regular grocery store sells this size for $28!! I got it on sale at Costco for $9 (I think). I like this sweetener better than Splenda and Stevia. It doesn’t have a weird after taste and tastes just sweet enough. I sometimes bake with it, swapping out half regular white sugar so that the consistency of what I was baking wouldn’t be affected.

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  2. Love this product but costco doesn’t carry it anymore. Very disappointed everytime you like a good product at Costco they stop carrying it.

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  3. So sad they’re not carrying this anymore. I use it in all of my keto baking and it was one of the main reasons I bought a membership. It is double the price anywhere else ☹️ If anyone finds a cheap source please let me know!

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  4. I loved this product I am diabetic and found it to have the best taste in my coffee and was going to try to bake with it but found no more at Costco. After reading some of the comments I found that they do not carry it anymore. Please bring it back!

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  5. Please bring back Lakanto monk sugar back. I took the bag to my doctor and she was so happy Costco was selling a sweetener that didn’t raise one GI. Since finding and having my doctor study the product, I try to do baking for seniors that are diabetes knowing I’m not affected there GI and they can enjoy a bit of dessert.

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  6. Could you not do a article in your Costco magazine on Lakanto monk sugar so as to inform shoppers about the uses of this product

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  7. Please, Costco, bring back Lakanto Sweetener with Monk Fruit! Yikes! I need this product and was shocked to see it is no longer on the shelves at our local Costco in Pointe-Claire, Quebec, on July 7, 2021. I thought it was just sold out but it looks like they won’t stock it. I will petition Costco to bring it back. Any of us that need sweeteners know how great Lakanto is and Costco brought it to us at a great price.

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  8. Is there anything we can do besides filling out there “please tell us what you think “ form. So many turn to a lot of artificial sweeteners thinking there the answer to a healthy choice and not knowing a lot of them aren’t

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  9. July 2021
    They now have a 2lb bag of the Whole Earth Erythritol & Monk Fruit for USD 8.99. Not sure what the % of each is but worries me as Erythritol is listed first, so could have a small % of Monk Fruit (just for names sake). Have sent Whole Earth an email. Stay tuned

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