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Sugar crystals mixed with syrup from refining becomes
This is a by-product of sugar refinement process
Percent sugar in sugar cane
Synsepalum dulcificum
This non-caloric plant sweetener isn't sweet, but modifies taste buds to make foods taste sweeter
Taste probably involves these chemical interactions
What part of sugar palms contain sap?
A red pigment that is absent in sugar beet
Where is Stevia rebaudiana (sweetleaf) from?
Arenga pinnata
What kind of biochemical is thaumatin?
HFCS-42 and HFCS-90 are mixed to make this
What is an alternative to honey?
What is added to sugar cane juice to precipitate the particles?
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Where was sugar cane domesticated?
What is the sweetest-tasting sugar?
Malt in barley comes from this area
Glucose + fructose =
Percent sugar in sugar beet
What family is sugar cane in?
Where is glycyrrhizin collected from?
Honey is mostly made of
Saccharum officinarum
Russia, US and France are big producers of
What is the least-sweet sugar?
Beta vulgaris
What is the current theory to describe the taste sensation?

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