Why do so many foods have corn syrup in them?

Answer As many have already said it is cheap and easy for the manufacturers and therefore leads to a higher profit margin for them; and as we know, when it comes to business in America it's all about the ... 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 Kinds of Foods Have Corn Syrup?

While corn syrup is used in some foods as a thickener, sweetener and humectant, is is its high fructose relative that is most prevalent on ingredient lists. High fructose corn syrup is an inexpensi... Read More »

Can corn syrup be used in place of golden syrup?

Substitute equal parts corn syrup for golden syrup. Though the vegetable-based sweetener's milder flavor may not correspond to golden syrup's treacly boldness, corn syrup adequately serves recipes ... Read More »

Can corn starch be substituted for corn syrup?

Corn starch can not be substituted for corn syrup. Corn starch is a powder that thickens the consistency of a recipe. Corn syrup is a very sweet liquid flavor additive. Ingredient substitutions for... Read More »