High Fructose Corn Syrup

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hexanoic acid

See caproic acid.

high fructose corn syrup

Also known as: isomerized syrup, levulose-bearing syrup, fructose syrup.
Commercial source: vegetable, almost always with a bacterial- or fungal-derived component involved in its processing.
Used in: carbonated beverages, candy, processed meats, hamburger, ice cream, canned fruit, frozen desserts, dairy drinks.
Definition: Corn syrup which has been chemically treated to make it sweeter.
Typically Vegan

honey

Commercial source: animal (insect).
Used in: baked goods, confections, cakes.
Definition: A sweet, syrupy liquid produced by bees.
Vegetarian

humectant

Also known as: moisture-retention agent, hydroscopic agent, water-retaining agent, antidusting agent.
Commercial source: Typically vegetable, mineral, or synthetic.
Examples: sorbitol, propylene glycol.
Used in: shredded coconut, icing, baked goods, chocolate, ice cream, candy, jelly, soft drinks, diet food.
Definition: An additive which prevents food from losing water and becoming brittle.
Typically Vegetarian

hydrogenation

Definition: A common chemical reaction used in the manufacture of many food items containing fats or oils, such as margarine and shortening. This reaction is used to make these food items solids at room temperature

hydrogen peroxide

Commercial source: mineral.
Used in: milk, cheese, butter, tripe, powdered eggs, juice packs.
Definition: A common substance used as a disinfectant and to make foods white.
Vegan

hydrogenation

Definition: A common chemical reaction used in the manufacture of many food items containing fats or oils, such as margarine and shortening. This reaction is used to make these food items solids at room temperature