Kampong Speu palm sugar: the gourmet sugar

Beyond sweetness: an outstanding sugar, characterized by its warm and subtle aromas of caramel, honey and vanilla…

Kampong Speu palm sugar: anchored in farmers’ traditions

A true cultural heritage, Kampong Speu palm sugar is produced exclusively by small farmers. They perpetuate a thousand-year-old know-how which ensures them a decent income.

Kampong Speu palm sugar: a pillar of Cambodian landscapes

A sugar from the sugar palm tree (Borassus flabellifer), an emblem of Khmer culture, typical of the landscapes of the Cambodian rice-growing plain. It contributes to agricultural biodiversity.

Kampong Speu palm sugar: a healthy alternative

Natural, rich in fructose and minerals: a healthy alternative to refined sugars.Palm sugar has a lower Glycemic Index than white sugar.

Kampong Speu palm sugar: Protected Geographic Indication

The sandy and deep soils of the Kampong Speu region as well as its relatively dry climate contribute to the sugar concentration of palm sap and to the exceptional aromatic richness of Kampong Speu palm sugar. This anchoring in the “terroir” justifies its recognition as a Protected Geographical Indication.

Kampong Speu palm sugar: the guarantee of quality

Each producer is inspected regularly to guarantee the quality of the product. Traceability is also ensured throughout the supply chain.

Sugar paste

Kampong Speu palm Sugar paste

Called “Skor pieng” or “Skor sach” in Khmer, palm sugar in paste is the traditional form of the product. It is an essential ingredient in Cambodian cuisine.


Sugar block

Kampong Speu palm Sugar Bloc

Called “Skor paèn” in Khmer, it is another traditional form of the product. Most often shaped into round “pucks” in molds made from palm leaves,


Sugar powder

Kampong Speu palm Sugar Powder

With its beautiful yellow / light brown color and its slightly caramelized note, Kampong Speu palm sugar benefits, in addition to its sweet flavor,


Sugar syrup

Kampong Speu palm Sugar Syrup

Sugar syrup is produced after boiling for a maximum of two and a half hours. This liquid form of palm sugar is ideal for cooking, to flavor hot and


Who are the members of Kampong Speu palm sugar (KSPA)


Kampong Speu palm sugar Promotion Association (KSPA) is gathering under the same umbrella the stakeholders engaged in Kampong Speu palm sugar supply chain.

Kampong Speu palm sugar: Protected Geographical Indication
Produced naturally from the sap of the inflorescences of the sugar palm tree (Borassus flabellifer, or Palmyra Palm), Kampong Speu palm sugar owes its delicate flavors to its particular terroir and to the traditional know-how of Cambodian peasants. The Protected Geographical Indication gives you the guarantee of the origin and quality of this exceptional sugar.

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