sugar substitute

(redirected from Sugar substitutes)
Also found in: Medical.

sugar substitute:

see sweetener, artificialsweetener, artificial,
substance used as a low-calorie sugar substitute. Saccharin, cyclamates, and aspartame have been the most commonly used artificial sweeteners. Saccharin, a coal-tar derivative three hundred times as sweet as sugar, was discovered in 1879.
..... Click the link for more information.
.
References in periodicals archive ?
The study, supported by the National Institutes for Health, evaluated the perceived sweetness intensity of various low calorie sweeteners and other sugar substitutes when compared to sugar[sup.
Food and beverage companies launch new products with sugar substitutes to meet market needs.
Sold nationwide primarily through the in-store bakery section of supermarkets, the Company's product lines include cakes, pies, cookies and brownies, which are currently sweetened using sugar substitutes derived from corn and other natural ingredients.
The market is segmented on the basis of types, subtypes and application segments for sugar substitutes.
The ratings also incorporate the exposure of the company's agricultural businesses to weather conditions, to supply and demand imbalances, and to competition from sugar substitutes.
Levels of concern need to be gauged, along with reasons for concern and any actions being taken, whether it be by cutting down on sugar, eating more low/reduced-sugar foods, or turning to artificial sweeteners and sugar substitutes.
In addition, almost half of LCWMs use sugar substitutes (48%), with 47% increasing their protein intake.
HCP also introduced DiabetiSweet(R) Brown sugar substitute to supplement the original DiabetiSweet(R), which unlike other sugar substitutes, maintains its taste at high temperatures and is ideal for baking and cooking, Mr.
Major advancements in the world of sugar substitutes have fueled a tremendous growth in the sugar-free confectionery category.
A growing number of consumers have shown dissatisfaction with available sugar substitutes for a variety of reasons.
Equal's growth opportunity lies not only in the nearly 18 million "frequent baker" households that demand sugar substitutes, but also the 90 percent of households that use table sugar in cooking and baking.
Iansa has been affected by price pressures on their agricultural outputs such as sugar, tomato paste and fruit juice concentrate, continued weak domestic demand for sugar and competitive pressures from imported sugar substitutes, such as fructose from Argentina.