Why does coconut milk taste sweet?

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Coconut milk is slightly sweet in taste due to the presence of carbohydrates in it. In coconut milk 6% is carbohydrate, 24% is fat, 2% protein and 68% water. The slight sweeter taste is due to 6% of carbohydrate.


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Coconut milk contains sugars which provide it sweet taste. In any order, carbohydrates are a major source of sugar. The stored sugar content increases the sweetness.
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