High-fructose corn syrup (HFCS)

Families, Food and Fitness June 01, 2009 Print Friendly and PDF

HFCS are formulations generally containing 42 percent, 55 percent or 90 percent fructose (the remaining carbohydrate being primarily glucose) depending on the product application. HCFS are used in products such as soft drinks or cake mixes.

Reprinted from the International Food Information Council Foundation, (2009)