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Sweeteners: New challenges and concepts

Author:
Inglett, G.E.
Source:
Symposium Sweeteners. G. E. Inglett, ed 1973 pp. 1-9
Subject:
artificial sweeteners, sucrose, corn syrup, sugarcane, sugar beet, maple syrup, food processing, enzymatic hydrolysis, starch, per capita food consumption, natural additives, toxicity, long term effects, public health, sweetness, stevioside
Abstract:
The sweetener industry is discussed with reference to: health value and safety of synthetic sweeteners; sweeter syrups from corn; the need for a superior synthetic sweetener; and the need for a better scientific understanding of sweetness. The concept that a sweet 'probe' portion of some macromolecules is responsible for sweet taste is discussed with reference to miracle fruit (Synsepalum dulcificum), serendipity berry (Dioscoreophyllum cumminsii), and katemfe (Thaumatococcus daniellii).
Agid:
31705
Handle:
10113/31705