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09/29/2008: Sha from Bangalore, India: "Can anyone tell where we can get Blackstrap Molasses in India (if possible in Bangalore)....Plz"Replies
04/26/2009: Wasiya from Bangalore, Karnataka India replies: "i am also from bangalore i am trying to find bsm if u have found where to buy bsm pls help"
04/11/2007: Vineet from Nasik, India: "Hi, can you advise from where can i purchase blackstrp molasses in India?"
EC: Our dear friend from Calcutta tells us that molasses can be found in all grocery stores... It is called Gur. You can also buy Jaggery in Calcutta, which is date syrup. Gur is used to heal lung damage in Ayurvedic medicine, apparently.
03/28/2008: Vineet from Wanchai, Hongkong replies: "Hi, as mentioned that Blackstrap molasses is available as GUR in India, but I don't thing that's true. Because GUR is nothing but Jaggery. And I thing Jaggery is not BlackStrapMolasses. Pls correct me if I am wrong.... So the hunt for BSM continues in India... Any luck ?"
03/29/2008: RD from Boston, MA replies: "Gur can be made from date sap or from cane sap. Gur is simply an edible form of fruit sap. Molasses in Calcutta would be cane sugar sap (or akhi gur, in the local Bengali language). I am not sure which type of molasses you want, so I can't help you further than that!"
[YEA] 06/24/2008: TN from UK replies: "In India and most countries that have sugar cane plantations just visit a farm and ask them for the molasses. Molasses are not strictly gur but it is the residue produced while making it .Ask the farmers to save you some, they could bottle it and for them it would be an extra source of income. You could also take it piping hot when it is being made at the farms."
06/30/2009: Monsoon from Pune, India replies: "Hi,
Gur is jaggery and not molasses. Molasses is not understood by farmers here in India. Akha Gur is also jaggery, only in a different form. Molasses can be made only after the jaggery part is done from the sugarcane.
If anyone does get hold of Molasses here in India, do let us know"
10/08/2009: Malathi from Bangalore, Karnataka, India replies: "I verified from many sources that GUR (Jaggery) and BSM are not the same.
Black Strap molasses is available in India!!! I live in Bangalore. Like many of you, I have been desperately searching for BSM in India. I spent nearly 2 months in searching for BSM in every Health store, Organic food shop, medical shop, etc that I know. Finally, I got the contact details of one company, ( I believe this is the one and only company in India) which imports Organic Unsuphured BSM from Australia and sells it in India. The cost of 600 ml is Rs 700. Since they sell only in Delhi, I had to send the DD along with the courier charges to get the BSM. I know it is expensive but I didn't have any other choice. The name of the company is GLOBAL HEALTH SUPPLIES(Delhi). website www.globalhealthsupplies.net. Contact # is 919810590525 or 919911126748.
Would be very happy if anybody tells me of any other company which is manufacturing/selling unsulphured BSM in India.
Now I am searching for Brewers Yeast which has Copper in it in India !!! Any help?"
01/26/2010: Vidya from Tamilnadu, Tamilnadu replies: "go to a local sugarcane factory and ask for molasses. this blackstrap molasses is also used in alcohol preparation, so it is usually not given unless the owner feels comfortable giving you bsm for your health benefits. good luck.
bsm is needed while preparing sesame oil.. so you can also buy bsm in the oil mill.."
01/29/2010: Bill from San Fernando, Philippines replies: "Hi Vidya...When you purchase 'Blackstrap' molasses, ask questions about how they make it.
Proper Blackstrap Molasses and ordinary Molasses are not the same. Blackstrap Molasses is the sticky residue left after the third boiling of the sugar cane or molasses.
Ordinary Molasses is only the first or second boiling of the sugar cane, and therefore contains much more sugar and less concentrated minerals than Blackstrap. Ordinary molasses therefore does not have the health benefits of Blackstrap Molasses.
Therefore, ensure that what you purchase is proper Blackstrap Molasses."
03/24/2011: Maratha from Pune, Maharashtra replies: "Blackstrap Molasses in Marathi is called 'kakvi' in marathi ask farmers for same they will be able to understand!"
06/06/2011: Rita from Delhi replies: "Unsulphure Organic Blackstrap Molasses is now available with GoIndiaOrganic.com. You can contact them at 91-11-47566727, 91-9958599911. They supply it to all cities in India."
11/24/2012: Raghavendra from Bangalore, Karnataka replies: "Hi all, I guess it is called as Kakambi in kannada.. This is very famous in malnad region. I think it is available in Big bazar, but I am not sure. Thanks, Raghavendra"
03/11/2013: Magdalene from Kolkata, West Bengal, India: "Where can I buy blackstrap molasses in Kolkata?"
06/22/2011: Vilas from Nashik, Maharashtra, india: "I want to purchase blackstrap molasses, but I m unable to get it. I stay in nashik, maharashtra. can u help me in getting it."Replies
06/22/2011: Saab from Montreal, Canada replies: "molasses is called 'raab', in Hindi a by-product of 'Gur'= jaggery. most sugar sellers should have this.
09/15/2011: Gaurav Jaggi from New Delhi, Delhi replies: "Hi,
Anyone who requires UNSULPHURED ORGANIC BLACK STRAP MOLASSES can buy it from GLOBAL HEALTH SUPPLIES IN NEW DELHI. Can be shipped to any city in india. A bottle costs rs. 975 plus shipping charges. Please contact on 919911126748 or email at gauravjaggi_1978(at)hotmail.com."
05/12/2011: Dimple from Mumbai, Maharashtra /india : "Dear Sir,
This is 2nd mail I am sending the above. I am in urgent need of the the above. Pls let me know the availability status of the same along with the following:
3) date of delivery
Or can advise some other source of getting it, please
Hoping for yr favourable response.
Thanks & regards
07/23/2012: Gaurav from Delhi, New Delhi replies: "Hi, Now blackstrap molasses, apple cider vinegar and manuka honey available in Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai and Kerala at NATURES BASKET STORES. for the exact address and phone numbers please visit www.globalhealthsupplies.net or call on 918800835053"
04/15/2014: Rajesh from Mumbai replies: "Contact for buying 'Blackstrap Molasses' & 'Apple cider Vinegar' Naturally yours - Organic and Natural Food Shop Shop no 2, ground floor, Maria Apartments Nargis Dutt Road, Pali Hill, Bandra (W) Mumbai, Maharashtra 400050 Regards Rajesh Sonwane"
05/11/2011: Dimple from Mumbai, India: "Hi.. I stay in Mumbai I need to buy Unsulphured BSM to cure my fibroids (as read abt it in the net) from Mumbai.. Can u pls suggest a distributor in Mumbai, India. Regards, Dimple"Replies
06/10/2011: Simple from Delhi replies: "Dear Dimple,
It seems you are in dire need for Blackstrap molasses. I got the same from GoIndiaOrganic.com. They have premium quality organic unsulphured blackstrap molasses (plantation one). I myself got the same from them."
07/27/2012: D from Mumbai, Mumbai, India replies: "Organic Unsulphured BlackStrap Molasses is finally available in Mumbai. I went to Natures Basket store in CuffParade and its readily available. Finally I dont need to pay extra charges for courier and its available at every store of Natures Basket in Mumbai at Rs 1075 for a 600g bottle."
01/15/2011: Sitat from Milano, Italy: "Hey, could anyone tell me where to buy blackstrap molasses in milano? It doesnt seem to be here except black treacle."Replies
01/16/2011: Mesem from Toulon, France replies: "Salut Milano. You could telephone an animal feed supplier to fine a source for human grade molasses as this is often feed to cattle in winter."
[YEA] 07/13/2009: Sasha from Savanna-la-mar, Jamaica: "Hi, I noticed that most people on this site do not know where to get molasses. Well molasses is found mostly in countries that grows sugar cane for sugar. Jamaica in the caribbean where i come from has molasses in wasted amounts. You could probably ask a friend/tourist or any one you know that comes to jamaica for vacation etc to get it for you. That's the best i can suggest.
06/07/2011: Judy from Yamagata, Japan: "Does anyone know where to buy blackstrap molasses in Japan? Or where to ship it from?"Replies
09/19/2011: Uncle S. from Manassas, V replies: "Hi Judy, I use to buy BSM in Tokyo at a shop called Azabu International Supermarket. I not sure if they have now. Call the the shop below and find out. They do delivery depending on the amount of purchase.
National Azabu Supermarket 4-5-2 Minami-Azabu Minato-ku Tokyo, Japan 106-0047 Phone: (03) 3442 3181"
05/11/2011: Lisah from Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya: "hi, where can I get unsulphured mollasses in kenya?"Replies
04/16/2014: Syllus from Mombasa, Kenya replies: "HI, I am also looking where I can get unsulphured blackstrap molasses."
09/21/2010: Sana from Tripoli, Libya: "Hi, I have been looking for BLACKSTRAP MOLASSES in Libya. Can you please have me to find out if they do have here in Libya. Thanks"
[YEA] 05/28/2008: Adilah Nasir from Ampang, Malaysia: "I have been like many other Malaysians looking impossibly for Blackstrap Molasses, which seemingly cannot be found in Malaysia. Well, I managed to find make a deal myself to distribute Blackstrap Molasses. So if anyone is interested, you can find it here http://adila-mike.blogspot.com. At the site, you can get my contact number.
Adding Blackstrap Molasses to my normal Fountain of Youth potion (ACV and cayenne pepper minus baking soda) have greatly improved my skin this 3 days. I have yet to see the effect on my health."
06/19/2009: Magician from PJ, Malaysia replies: "Where to get Blackstrap Molasses? It's easier to get it these days at the organic shops. And I can see that more organic shops are available now compare to before. In PJ alone, you can get it at Cold Storage (in One Utama shopping center) organic section, or at any of the organic shops in PJ or KL area. I would think it's the same for other states in Malaysia. If you have any problem finding it, please leave a message here, and I'll try to find a shop near your area. No promises, just try my best."
01/11/2013: Boniface from Lagos, Nigeria: "Please how and where can I get blackstrap molasis in nigeria."Replies
01/13/2014: Ijeoma from Nigeria replies: "Please were you able to get the blackstrap molasses in Lagos?"
12/02/2009: Nk from Port Harcourt, Nigeria: "I'd like to know whether black treacle will do the same work as blackstrap molasses. I can't find blackstrap molasses here and i need it to combat fibroid tumours and grey hair. I also have painful and heavy periods. I'm hoping that molasses can help me. will black treacle help me? please send your answer to my mailbox. i'd appreciate it."
EC: It might work. Blackstrap molasses is the third boiling of cane, black treacle is the first.
"First product of refining of molasses from beet or sugar cane extract is black treacle, slightly less bitter; will not crystallize. A 25-g portion is a source of calcium and iron; supplies 65%u2009kcal (270%u2009kJ)."
05/13/2008: Oluwatoyin Aina from Nigeria: "my name is toyin from nigeria, i was diagonsed of fibroids, two years ago, and i learnt blackstrap molasses can reduce it's growth, i will like to find out where i can get it in nigeria, or where i can order for it on line, and please is there another name for Blackstrap Molasses cause that name is not that familar here in nigeria. thanks."Replies
05/14/2008: AC from West Midlands, England replies: "In the UK, molasses is also known as treacle. Maybe you can try asking for it as well?"
01/08/2011: George from Nairobi, Kenya replies: "PLEASE PLEASE where can I get black strap molasses in Nairobi, Kenya?"
06/17/2011: Annie from Nairobi, Kenya replies: "In Nairobi you can get blackstrap molasses from the HealthyU stores that are located in or at Nakumatt and Tuskys supermarkets. That's where I buy mine. Price is Ksh. 395/- the last time I bought it. It's great, I've been using it for my anemia and now I feel energized and whole. my skin is also looking fresh and young."