What is the chemical formula for corn syrup?

Answer High fructose corn syrup has replaced cane sugar in many products. It contains at least 55-percent fructose, a sugar molecule. The chemical formula for Fructose is : C6H12O6. This is also the chemi... Read More »

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Is Corn Syrup considered "natural" (corn syrup, not high fructose corn syrup)?

There is no definition of "natural" as recognized by the FDA/USDA. It is a catch-all marketing term for everything from the most processed foods to the most basic foods. Food manufacturers use it t... Read More »

What is the chemical name for corn syrup?

The chemical name for corn syrup, and the name frequently listed on food packages under the list of ingredients that contain corn syrup, is high fructose corn syrup, sometimes listed as HFCS. Other... Read More »

What is the chemical composition of corn syrup?

Corn syrup is the product of corn starch hydrolysis. Corn syrup is about 15 to 20 percent glucose, or dextrose, and the rest is other types of sugar. When enzymes convert some of the glucose to fru... Read More »

Should Coke change their formula from corn syrup to sugar like they do in Mexico?

Honestly, despite what people might say, sugar is a whole lot healthier than corn syrup. Corn syrup is fake and artificial, and while sugar is bad if you have too much, at least it's pure. I agree,... Read More »