The Many Names for Sugar

7
Feb

The Many Names for Sugar

Processed food manufacturers are sneaky when it comes to slipping sugar into their products. They try to use different sources of sugar under different names to hide the fact that it all boils down to the same thing – SUGAR! Here is a list of just some of the names that sugars and sweeteners can hide under:

  1. Agave
  2. Agave Nectar
  3. Agave Syrup
  4. Amasake
  5. Any name ending in “ose” or “ol” or “syrup”
  6. Barbados Sugar
  7. Barley Malt
  8. Beet Sugar
  9. Blackstrap Molasses
  10. Black Sugar
  11. Brown Rice Syrup
  12. Brown Sugar – the refined sugar coated with molasses or colored with caramel
  13. Buttered Syrup
  14. Cane Juice
  15. Cane Juice Crystals
  16. Cane Sugar
  17. Caramel
  18. Caramel Coloring
  19. Carob Syrup
  20. Castor Sugar
  21. Coconut Sugar
  22. Confectioner’s Sugar
  23. Corn Sweetener
  24. Corn Syrup
  25. Corn Syrup Solids
  26. Crystalline Fructose
  27. Crystallized Cane Juice
  28. D-mannose
  29. Date Sugar
  30. Date Palm Sugar
  31. Demerara
  32. Demerara Sugar
  33. Dehydrated Cane Juice
  34. Dehydrated Cane Juice Crystals
  35. Dextran
  36. Dextrin
  37. Dextrine
  38. Dextrose (glucose) – a simple sugar made of only one molecule
  39. Disaccharides
  40. Ethyl Maltol
  41. Evaporated Cane Juice
  42. Evaporated Cane Juice Sugar
  43. Florida Crystals™
  44. Fructose – a simple sugar refined from fruit
  45. Fruit Juice
  46. Fruit Juice Concentrate
  47. Galactose
  48. Glucose
  49. Glucose Solids
  50. Glucose Syrup
  51. Golden Syrup
  52. Grape Sugar
  53. Grape Sweetener
  54. High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) – highly concentrated syrup of predominantly fructose
  55. Honey
  56. Hydrolyzed Starch
  57. Hydrogenated Glucose Syrup
  58. Hydrogenated Starch Hydrolysates (HSH)
  59. Icing Sugar
  60. Invert Sugar
  61. Isomalt
  62. Levulose
  63. Lactitol
  64. Lactose – a simple sugar from milk
  65. Liqueur
  66. Malt
  67. Malt Extract
  68. Malt Syrup
  69. Maltodextrin – a manufactured sugar from maltose and dextrose
  70. Maltose – a simple sugar made from starch, usually grains
  71. Mannitol
  72. Maple Syrup
  73. Molasses
  74. Monk Fruit
  75. Monk Fruit Sweetener
  76. Monosaccharide
  77. Muscovado
  78. Natural Sweetener – sometimes used in place of High Fructose Corn Syrup
  79. Organic Dehydrated Cane Juice
  80. Palm Sugar
  81. Panocha
  82. Polysaccharide
  83. Powdered Sugar
  84. Raw Cane Crystals
  85. Raw Honey
  86. Raw Sugar – a less refined sugar with a small amount of molasses remaining
  87. Refiner’s Syrup
  88. Ribose
  89. Rice Extract
  90. Rice Malt
  91. Rice Syrup
  92. Saccharide
  93. Saccharose
  94. Sorghum
  95. Sorghum Syrup
  96. Sorbitol
  97. Sucanat
  98. Sucrose
  99. Sugar (sucrose) – the refined crystallized sugar; a combination of glucose and fructose
  100. Sugar (granulated)
  101. Sugar (pearl)
  102. Sweet Sorghum
  103. Sweetener
  104. Syrup
  105. Table Sugar
  106. Treacle
  107. Turbinado
  108. Turbinado Sugar
  109. Turbinado Syrup
  110. Unbleached Crystallized Evaporated Cane Juice
  111. Unbleached Evaporated Sugar Cane Juice Crystals
  112. Unbleached Sugar Cane
  113. Unrefined Cane Juice Crystals
  114. Washed Cane Juice Crystals
  115. White Grape Juice – a highly purified fructose solution; virtually no other nutrients are present
  116. Yellow Sugar
  117. Xylose

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