Tapioca syrup

Tapioca syrup is a syrup made from the cassava tuber, or yucca root, a plant that is indigenous to the tropics of South America. The syrup is made when natural enzymes are introduced to the cassava tuber. This process is known as enzymatic hydrolysis. After enzymatic hydrolysis is complete, a sweet syrup is formed. The syrup is considered to be a healthy sweetener 1.

This ingredient can be found in the following products in United States:


  1. LaFleur, Christine. "What is Tapioca Syrup" wiseGEEK. November 22, 2020.