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21st May 1936. Sweet as Sugar.

Today in 1936 The Sugar Industry (Reorganisation) Act created British Sugar, 36 % of which was owned by Government. It had 13 factories.(1)

In the days of Empire we acquired our sugar from cane, but with war came shortages and in 1915 the British Sugar Beet Society was formed to obtain government subsidies which helped develop our native sugar production in the 1920s. 430 more words


Corn Syrup: How Much Vitamin K?

Answer?  Light or dark – none.  Similar to high fructose corn syrup:

High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is not common corn syrup.  Corn syrup is actually a family of ingredients made up only of glucose. 

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Alternative Coffee

Perhaps I might have led you astray with the title, “Alternative Coffee”, perhaps not.  Some people are very routine in their coffee regimen.  I used to be.   347 more words

Writings By Lynn K. Scott

What is sugar or sucrose?

What is sugar (also known as table sugar or sucrose)?

Sucrose is a disaccharide composed of the monosaccharides glucose and fructose. Sucrose (table sugar or sugar) is obtained from sugar cane or sugar beets. 121 more words

Is high fructose corn syrup worse for you than other sugars?

Is high fructose corn syrup worse for you than other sugars?

The simplest and shortest answer: if you are concerned or want to optimize your health it’s a good idea to keep your daily intake of added sugar, regardless of the type, to a minimum. 819 more words

Making Of... Photos on the Sugar Posts

As promised, there is (at least) one more story in the pictures included in our two posts on sugars (which you can find here (part 1) … 568 more words


Sugar Isn't Any Healthier Than High Fructose Corn Syrup

High fructose corn syrup is terrible for you. I want to be really clear about that. But if you pore over ingredient labels trying to avoid it, or if you opt for Jones Soda or Mexican Coke because of its “real” sugar, you may have been duped.

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