- also known as high fructose corn syrup - is a cheaper alternative to sugar and is used as an ingredient in many types of food and drink, such as carbonated drinks, salad dressings, condiments, bread and cereal bars.
Clothes made from farm waste are still years away from hitting the stores, but clothes made from organic or recycled fabrics and products made from coconut, bamboo, and corn sugar
are already available in many places.
The company says its Metabolix Natural Plastics are made through fermentation of renewable resources such as corn sugar
and vegetable oil.
It is a bitter irony that most of the subsidies to agriculture, subsidies that come from our tax dollars, go to farmers growing corn for corn sugar
and grains for meat.
The company produces the products through the fermentation of corn sugar
using a closed system process to ensure purity, For more information, contact Bob Jungk, tel: 877-731-1031, extension 7.
It can be manufactured through a bio process based on corn sugar
The organism converts renewable corn sugar
into reliably pure, consistent, and commercially viable amounts of PDO.
DuPont, Wilmington, DE, has successfully manufactured a critical ingredient for its newest polymer "Sorona" using a fermentation process based on corn sugar
, a renewable resource.
DuPont, Wilmington, DE, has successfully manufactured a critical ingredient for its newest polymer, Sorona, using a fermentation process based on corn sugar
, a renewable resource.
CSPI says the increase comes mostly in the forms of table sugar, corn sugar
, corn syrup and high-fructose corn syrup.
Advances in large-scale production of lysine by fermentation of corn sugar
and increasing demand by farmers have made the product more attractive to producers; thus, several firms are in the process of expanding their capacities.
The Fanny Farmer Cookbook'' by Marion Cunningham, Knopf, reports that ``sweetened condensed milk is made by evaporating half the water from whole milk and adding enough cane or corn sugar
to preserve it.
However, consumer groups including the Consumer Federation of America and the National Consumers League have written to FDA claiming that if food makers were allowed to label HFCS as corn sugar
, it could obscure an ingredient with which the majority of consumers are already familiar.
And if some are duped into thinking corn sugar
is different from high fructose corn syrup, so much the better, in light of the syrup's declining reputation.
DuPont explains that Bio-PDO, made from corn sugar
, is a biodegradable, high-performance ingredient that can be used as a monomer to produce unsaturated polyester resins and other specialty polymers such as DuPont's Sorona and Cerenol (its newest renewably sourced polymer, described in the Materials section of this issue).