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Entries in high-fructose corn syrup (2)


What can you do to sell more of your food ingredient when it has a bad reputation? Change the name!

Following a significant decline in sales and popularity, the producers of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) are trying to give the sweetener a new image. What better way than by giving it a new name – corn sugar?!

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High-Fructose Corn Syrup: Did we miss the most important message?

High Fructose Corn Syrup has been in the news for the past several years. The public opinion of this sugar source has been powerful enough to cause food manufacturers to begin replacing HFCS in many of their foods with alternative sugars. Even though HFCS may not be a nutritious ingredient in foods, the public may get misled into thinking the alternatives to this sugar are more healthy.

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