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Is glucose.fructose vegan?

Glucose.fructose is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is glucose.fructose?

Glucose-fructose, also known as high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS), is a sweetener commonly used in processed foods and beverages. It is made by breaking down cornstarch into glucose, a simple sugar, and then converting some of that glucose into fructose, another simple sugar. This process creates a syrup that is sweeter than traditional table sugar and also less expensive to produce. While HFCS is often criticized for its potential health risks, it remains a popular ingredient in the food industry due to its affordability and versatility in food production.

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