the Temptation of Sweetness-Sweetener

the Temptation of Sweetness-ice cream
the Temptation of Sweetness-ice cream

Sweetness is one of the five basic tastes and is universally regarded as a pleasurable experience. Ice cream and similar products have a characteristic sweet taste that is critical to product quality. Traditionally the major sweetener used was sucrose. Other sweeteners including glucose, glucose or corn syrups, fructose syrups, fructose, in addition to honey and maple syrup are also used. These sweeteners are referred to as nutritive sweeteners. Other non-nutritive sweeteners e.g. aspartame may also be used. What is sweetness? How is it measured? How can it be controlled? Continue reading the Temptation of Sweetness-Sweetener

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