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Win 1 of 2 GUDGU sugar free cordial hampers!

Two lucky Diabetic South Africans will win a hamper of assorted sugar free cordials. Read on to find out how!

Diabetic-friendly drinks

One of the things I really struggle with as a Type 1 diabetic is what to drink. We published a whole article on the best diabetes-friendly drinks but sometimes I get tired of sparkling water and lemon, and I want something a little more fun. I also want something I can mix with gin, because tonic is out (as much sugar as Coke!) and although I love elderflower cordial and soda, my blood sugar does not…

So I went hunting for a sugar free cordial that wasn’t loaded with aspartame, and that tasted delicious. A tall order! Luckily, local brand GUDGU delivers. I tried three of their 30 (!) flavours, and loved all of them. The elderflower cordial is deliciously refreshing – not too sweet, very subtle. The granadilla cordial tastes like summer in a glass, and the blueberry cordial is sweet and fragrant.

Best of all? Zero effect on my blood sugar! They have an explanation of the carb content of their sugar free cordials on their website, and essentially it’s 1g carb from their special blend of xylitol and stevia.

All about GUDGU

GUDGU (Goedheid Uit Die Grond Uit) is a proudly South African company that manufactures sugar and sugar free cordials that are alcohol free.

Their products are handmade, the traditional way, packed with flavour, and contain only the best quality ingredients. 

Dilute GUDGU cordials 1:6 (or to taste) with water, sparkling water or soda water to make a refreshing cold drink, a GUDGU Cocktail or Mocktail, or just to flavour your water with.

Sugar free cordials suitable for everyone

Their sugar free cordials are:
    1. Vegan friendly
    2. Sugar Free
    3. Diabetic friendly
    4. Perfect for Health and fitness conscious 
    5. Low Carb
    6. Keto friendly
    7. Banting friendly
    8. Paleo friendly
    9. Gluten Free
    10. ADHD friendly
    11. Autism friendly

Every flavour sugar-free cordial you can imagine

Seriously, they offer every flavour you can imagine! Check out the full range here: – you can also buy them online at

Also take a look at these delicious recipes! Visit for more.

WIN 1 of 2 GUDGU sugar free cordial hampers

How to enter:

It’s easy! Tag 3 friends on this post on Diabetic South Africans to enter:

Not on Facebook? Not to worry – email this competition page to 3 friends and email to say you’ve done it.

Terms and conditions:

  1. The competition closes on Friday 31st January 2020.
  2. The winners will be randomly selected.
  3. The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  4. The prize is not transferable.
  5. The winner’s names will be published for publicity.