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Posted on March 21, 2009 | tags


Biz: This fight between sweeteners is getting pretty bitter

  • Back in the ’80s, sugar found itself up against a new competitor, high fructose corn syrup. Sugar struggled for a while but has made a comeback. source
  • Recently, high fructose corn syrup has been getting much criticism in public for its possible ill health effects, which has helped sugar’s popularity. source
  • The corn industry has attempted to fight the bad buzz against its product with Web sites and commercials defending its sweetener of choice. source