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“Sweetener Cheat Sheet” Made Available to Reduce Parents’ Confusion

March 19, 2010

Parents confused by the laundry list of sweeteners on food and beverage ingredient labels just got a helping hand from the Sugar Association, which released a “sweetener cheat sheet” this weekend at a large gathering of Washington, DC-area mothers.

Pepsi Throwback Helps Consumers Get Back to the Sweet Basic

February 10, 2010

The Sugar Association today applauded Pepsi-Cola for reintroducing Pepsi Throwback, which will be sweetened with all natural sugar instead of high fructose corn syrup.

New Poll Shows Parents Confused Over Artificial Sweeteners

February 2, 2010

More than half (52 percent) of the parents in the United States try to avoid artificial sweeteners, yet few can actually identify common chemical sweeteners used by food manufacturers, found a new Harris Interactive poll released today.

Sugar Association Seeks to Set the Record Straight on “Sugar-Sweetened Beverage” Terminology

January 26, 2010

As the debates about “eat this – not that” continue to dominate the obesity conversations, it is time to set the record straight about what sweetens most of the non-diet beverages in the United States.

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A Crash Course on the Many Types of Sugar

All sugar is made by first extracting sugar juice from sugar beet or sugar cane plants., and from there, many types of sugar can be produced.

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