Sweeteners

Sweeteners are substances used to improve the palatability and shelf life of foods. The sweetness balances bitterness, sourness ... Sweeteners are substances used to improve the palatability and shelf life of foods. The sweetness balances bitterness, sourness and saltiness, and most people prefer sweet flavors.

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What are actually sweeteners or also called sweeteners

Sweeteners are substances used to improve the palatability and shelf life of foods.
The sweetness balances bitterness, sourness and saltiness, and most people prefer sweet flavors.
The osmolarity (the dissolved concentration) of sweeteners means that they usually inhibit the growth of bacteria and fungi.
Sugars are naturally found in many plant foods; we get the most common sweeteners by processing these plants (such as agave cacti, maples, sugar cane, coconut palms, sugar beets and corn) to extract and condense the sugars. In the case of honey, bees do the job of extracting and processing flower nectar for us.
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For example, we make maple syrup by tapping tree sap when it gets warmer in the spring. Then we boil off most of the liquid until we have a highly condensed sugar solution. We can also make maple sugar (in other words crystallized syrup) by simply removing all the liquid completely.
We sell naturally occurring sweeteners (i.e. refined from plant sources) instead of artificial sweeteners (i.e. made in a lab). Usually this means a combination of glucose, fructose or sucrose.

Why are sweeteners so important?

Past sweetener consumption was limited to fruits and honey, although people in tropical regions could also consume sugar cane.
Since 1970 there has been a 14% increase in the total energy consumption of all sweeteners. Now added sweeteners make up almost 20% of our diet. Indeed! this means that almost 1 / 5th of the food and drink we consume contains added artificial sweeteners.

Sugar is certainly not always bad and you also need it for the energy combustion in your body, but it certainly does not hurt to think about the intake of sugars in general.