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Glucose Vs Corn Syrup

Glucose Vs Corn Syrup

are they the same thing for sugar work? I see people talking about glucose for sugar sculptures, my hard candy recipe calls for corn syrup. Are they interchangable & if not where do I find the glucose? I live in the middle of nowhere, donot have a large bakery supply place close to hand & have unfortunatly left things to last minute so not really time to surf the net then order, practice, then come up with plan B if this hairbrained scheme doesn't work.... You can use corn syrup or glucose either one will work. You will be fine with the corn syrup. Only real difference is that glucose being an invert sugar will not return to crystal form, corn syrup is also an invert sugar. You can use the Wilton Glucose but like I said if you have clear corn syrup its fine... And yes they are interchangeable. Some recipes will call for one or the other but not both. According to many baking/cooking sites, corn syrup outside the United States is called glucose syrup. That is not exactly right. Although corn syrup is a glucose syrup, glucose syrup is not always corn syrup. They can be interchanged in some recipes BUT they can/do react differently. In the United States, Legislators allow domestic food manufacturers to call glucose syrup "Corn syrup" because the source of the starch is almost exclusively from maize. In other parts of the world, wheat, barley, tapioca, potato, rice, cassava, arrowroot, sago and maize starches are used to produce glucose syrup. The generic term of glucose syrup is used except when the originating material must be specified. Australian glucose syrup [liquid glucose] comes from wheat. They all are aqueous solutions of several compounds, principally glucose, dextrose and maltose in various proportions. Glucose syrup tends to be a thick syrup. Various ones can Continue reading >>

Food Science - Does Liquid Glucose Contain As Much Fructose As High Fructose Corn Syrup? - Seasoned Advice

Food Science - Does Liquid Glucose Contain As Much Fructose As High Fructose Corn Syrup? - Seasoned Advice

Does liquid glucose contain as much fructose as high fructose corn syrup? I removed the health aspect of your question, since that's off-topic here (see the faq ). And.. am I missing something? Isn't liquid glucose just glucose? Cascabel Jun 13 '12 at 15:03 Glucose and fructose are different substances. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glucose en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fructose Mischa Arefiev Jun 13 '12 at 16:06 All right, I'll say it as an answer: fructose is one sugar, glucose is another. High fructose corn syrup contains plenty of fructose (but not just that) - it's made by taking corn syrup and converting some glucose to fructose to make it taste sweeter. The exact sugar makeup of glucose syrup varies (see also this previous question ), but it certainly hasn't had glucose deliberately converted to fructose, and the primary sugar should be glucose. If the difference between fructose and glucose is a concern for you, hopefully you're buying a type of glucose syrup with known glucose content. (If you're talking about pure liquid glucose, then it's all glucose - which means no fructose.) Finally, this is most definitely not a medical advice site, so if this is related to diabetic concerns, please talk to professionals who can help you with your diet. As mentioned above, glucose and fructose are very different kinds of sugar. Glucose is the six-carbon simple sugar molecule that is the most basic form of energy our bodies use for aerobic metabolism (glucose + oxygen --> CO + H2O +energy). Fructose is a different sugar, that has to be metabolized mostly in the liver, and is not the "clean" burning fuel for our bodies that glucose is. Fructose, however, is what gives table sugar (sucrose molecule = 1 glucose + 1 fructose, chemically joined) more of the "sweet" flavor. Unless the glucose Continue reading >>

International Starch: Glucose Syrups

International Starch: Glucose Syrups

Acid catalysed conversion limits syrup to the range 28 DE - 55 DE. The range is widened by used of enzyme in a dual conversion with acid used for liquefaction. The higher DE is made by additional use of glucoamlyase. The discovery of heat stable amylase allows a still wider DE range and even more freedom in sugar spectrum. The syrup is no longer unequivocal designated by the DE. Dual enzymes prepared low conversion syrups have superior spray drying properties of advantage in baby powders, coffee whiteners and instant products. In preserves like jam where high sugar content prevents microbial growth, glucose syrups may be preferred to sucrose due to lower sweetness. Traditional application is in hard candies. With enzymes and the larger freedom of sugar spectrum alcoholic beverages take an increasing share of adjunct syrups high in maltose. History. The discovery of the New World gave rise to the import and use of sugar extracted from sugar cane grown especially in the West Indies. The Napoleon Wars caused a temporarily import stop and may indirectly have provoked G. Kirchhoff to invent the process of making a sugar substitute from starch. In 1811 he published a method for acid hydrolisation of starch and that process has since then been modified and improved to produce one of the most versatile sweeteners on the market today. The Second World War caused a shortage of sweeteners which brought about a new leap ahead with the invention of the continuos glucose converter by Karl Kroyer, Denmark. Members of The International Starch Group were deeply involved in inventions and development based on the new technique, in the industrial introduction of enzymes for glucose hydrolysis and in new products as Total Sugar. Chemistry. Glucose is formed in plants from carbon dioxide a Continue reading >>

Cassava Glucose

Cassava Glucose

Flow chart for glucose syrup production from cassava. Glucose syrup production from cassava can be subdivided into the following process areas of liquefaction, saccharification, and purification. Native starch consists of microscopic granules having a complex internal structure. At room temperature, these granules are insoluble in water. However, if a starch slurry is heated above 60 oC, the granules will swell and eventually rupture. This results in a dramatic increase in viscosity. At this point, the starch has been gelatinized. The gelatinized starch is now susceptible to attack by amylase enzymes. In practice, cassava starch in gelatinized and partially hydrolyzed very rapidly in one step (see flow chart) by heat-stable amylase. This step is called liquefaction. The partially degraded starch chains called dextrins are suitable starting materials for the later steps in syrup production. A starch slurry is made with 30-35% dry solids and its pH is adjusted to 6.0-6.4. Calcium is added using calcium hydroxide or calcium chloride. Calcium ions stabilize the enzyme. A heat-stable a-amylase (Novos Termamyl 120L) is mixed into the slurry, then the slurry is instantaneously heated to 100 oC and held at this temperature for 10 min before it is cooled to 90 oC. This temperature is maintained for 1-3 h to further hydrolyze the starch. At the end of this step, the starch has been converted to dextrins with a dextrose equivalent (DE) between 8 and 15. (The physical properties of the syrup vary with the DE and the method of manufacture.) DE is the total reducing sugar in the syrup expressed as dextrose on a dry weight basis. After liquefaction, the pH is reduced to between 4.2 and 4.5 and the solution is cooled to 60 oC. A glucomylase (Novos AMG 300L) is added immediately. The r Continue reading >>

Top 10 Ingredients You Really Dont Need To Worry About

Top 10 Ingredients You Really Dont Need To Worry About

> Top 10 Ingredients You Really Dont Need to Worry About Top 10 Ingredients You Really Dont Need to Worry About Lets face it, the gluten-free diet is complex and difficult to maneuver. Add to this the issue of common ingredients thatnever seem to get off lengthy lists of things to question and its no wonder that so many people doing their best to avoid gluten are still assailed by confusion and anxiety. Thats why we think it sometimes makes more sense to explain why you dont have to worry about certain ingredients.Here are the leading ingredients that you can stop worrying about. Why its on worry lists in the first place: The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) says caramel color can be made from malt syrup or starch hydrolysates, either of which could contain gluten. Why you dont need to worry: Despite what the CFR says, companies typically use corn to produce caramel color, rather than wheat. Underthe Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act, a products label must indicate if wheat is used in caramel coloring. Why thats a good thing: Caramel color is in a lot of products, including carbonated and alcoholic beverages, baked goods and sauces. Why its on worry lists in the first place:While citric acid is usually made from corn, beet sugar or molasses, it can also be made from wheat. Why you dont have to worry: Citric acid is highly processed and purified. The steps that bring it to this point fully remove any gluten proteins. Why thats a good thing: Its one less ingredient to worry about and its a fairly common ingredient used in products such as canned goods and soft drinks. Why its on worry lists in the first place: Dextrose can be made from wheat. In fact, sometimes it is. Why you dont have to worry: Like citric acid, dextrose is a highly processed ingredien Continue reading >>

What Is A Glucose-fructose Syrup And How Is It Made?

What Is A Glucose-fructose Syrup And How Is It Made?

What is a glucose-fructose syrup and how is it made? It is a sweet syrup made from starch extracted from grains and vegetables. It has a similar composition to table sugar which is made from sugar cane or beet they both consist of glucose and fructose, albeit in different proportions. Table sugar consists of 50% fructose and 50% glucose. Glucose-fructose syrups made in the EU typically contain 20, 30 or 42% of fructose and the rest is glucose. A fascinating thing about the glucose-fructose syrup is that when extracting it from starch, the starch producers can regulate the amount of fructose in it to make the syrup as sweet as table sugar or less sweet, if needed. If the glucose-fructose syrup is made to be as sweet as table sugar, it is often used as an alternative. It is easier to use glucose-fructose syrups than table sugar in some foods because these syrups are liquid unlike table sugar, which is crystallised. Thus, they are easier to blend with other ingredients in creams, ice creams, drinks and other liquid or semi-liquid foods. In the EU glucose-fructose syrups are labelled as such in the ingredients list on a product pack. Continue reading >>

What Is Glucose Syrup Definition ?|faq|

What Is Glucose Syrup Definition ?|faq|

Glucose syrup definition is the purified and concentrated aqueous solution of nutritive saccharides derived from edible starch and having a dextrose equivalent (DE) of 20 and more. Glucose syrup have the following characteristics : 2. Dextrose equivalent (DE) , expressed as d-glucose , of not less than 20% base on dry matter. 3. Sulphated ash content of not more than 1% on a dry basis . In the glucose industry , the word ' glucose ' is take to mean syrup , whilst the word " dextrose ' is taken to mean the white crystalline soild ' dextrose monohydrate. Glucose syrup, also known as confectioner's glucose, is a syrup made from the hydrolysis of starch .Because the glucose syrup is mainly processed from corn(maize) starch , so the glucose syrup is also know as corn syrup .But the glucose syrup is also can process from potato starch , cassava starch , sweet potato starch, wheat starch and other kind edible starch . But now our company has the technology can produce glucose syrup from corn or rice / boken rice directly in the glucose syrup processing plant . Our company glucose syrup processing plant technology just need dry milling corn or rice to corn powder/rice power first , then use the corn powder or rice powder to produce the glucose syrup directly . Next:How to extract potato starch from fresh potato ? If you want to get more information and offer of the equipment,leave us message online,we will reply as soon as possible ! Continue reading >>

Glucose Syrup - Wikipedia

Glucose Syrup - Wikipedia

Glucose syrup, also known as confectioner's glucose, is a syrup made from the hydrolysis of starch . Glucose is a sugar . Maize (corn) is commonly used as the source of the starch in the US, in which case the syrup is called " corn syrup ", but glucose syrup is also made from potatoes and wheat , and less often from barley , rice and cassava . [1] p.21 [2] Glucose syrup containing over 90% glucose is used in industrial fermentation , [3] but syrups used in confectionery contain varying amounts of glucose , maltose and higher oligosaccharides , depending on the grade, and can typically contain 10% to 43% glucose. [4] Glucose syrup is used in foods to sweeten, soften texture and add volume. By converting some of the glucose in corn syrup into fructose (using an enzymatic process), a sweeter product, high fructose corn syrup can be produced. Depending on the method used to hydrolyse the starch and on the extent to which the hydrolysis reaction has been allowed to proceed, different grades of glucose syrup are produced, which have different characteristics and uses. The syrups are broadly categorised according to their dextrose equivalent (DE). The further the hydrolysis process proceeds, the more reducing sugars are produced, and the higher the DE. Depending on the process used, glucose syrups with different compositions, and hence different technical properties, can have the same DE. The original glucose syrups were manufactured by acid hydrolysis of corn starch at high temperature and pressure. The typical product had a DE of 42, but quality was variable due to the difficulty of controlling the reaction. Higher DE syrups made by acid hydrolysis tend to have a bitter taste and a dark colour, due to the production of hydroxymethylfurfural and other byproducts. [1] p.26 Th Continue reading >>

Inverted Sugar Syrup

Inverted Sugar Syrup

Invert sugar is the mixture of fructose and dextrose produced by breaking sucrose into its two constituent monosaccharides. W.P. (Bill) Edwards, in Science and Technology of Enrobed and Filled Chocolate, Confectionery and Bakery Products , 2009 Invert sugar is the mixture of fructose and dextrose produced by breaking sucrose into its two constituent monosaccharides. This process is referred to as inversion since the effect is to invert the plane of rotation of polarised light. Indeed this change has been used to follow the progress of the reaction. Inversion can be achieved by heating a sucrose syrup with either acid or alkali or by using the enzyme invertase. A small amount of inversion occurs whenever a sucrose syrup is boiled. Unlike sucrose, invert sugar is sufficiently soluble that syrups that are stable against microbial or yeast activity can be made. Invert sugar is only encountered as a syrup. Invert sugar was the original doctor sugar used to make the water activity of sugar confectionery sufficiently low to be stable against biological deterioration. Its other role is that it facilitates the Maillard reaction, which is an advantage in toffees and similar products. This is because both of its components are reducing sugars. Glucose syrup has replaced invert sugar in many applications as it is normally cheaper and is more effective at inhibiting crystallisation. As the price of invert sugar is linked to that of sucrose, invert has become more expensive as the price of sugar has risen. There are only two exceptions to this rule, one partial, the other total. Where invert is produced from recovered sucrose the price of disposing of the sucrose as waste may be the dominant factor rather than the price of the sucrose it was made from. The other possibility is where Continue reading >>

When To Use, And Not Use, Corn Syrup In A Recipe

When To Use, And Not Use, Corn Syrup In A Recipe

A subject, and and ingredient, comes up frequently when talking about baking and candy making. And thats about usingcorn syrup in recipes. I use it judiciously when it will make a discernible difference in a recipe. For those of you who are regular readers of the site and my books, youll notice almost all of the time, I rarelyuse pre-packaged or convenience foods in my baking. So when I do call for something, like corn syrup, itll often be in amounts of one teaspoon or a tablespoon. And since most recipes feed eight-to-twelve people, proportionally, thats a pretty small amount. For example, the recipe for Peanut Butter Cookies with Salted Butter Caramel has one tablespoon of corn syrup added to the caramel, to keep it smooth. Since the recipe makes fifty cookies, that means each cookie contains less than 1/16th of a teaspoon of corn syrup. Yes, people who live in America probably do eat too much corn syrup. (High fructose, or otherwise.) That can be controlled and monitored by using less-packaged foods and reducing the amounts of fast foods that you consume. If youre worried about corn syrup hiding in foods, read labels, cook for yourself as much as possible, and buy locally-produced products from smaller producers who are less-likely to put additives in foods, so youll be in control of how much youre eating. I am a fan of natural and alternative liquid sweeteners, such as agave nectar, maple syrup, honey, rice syrup, and golden syrup, and do have recipes that use them, and encourage folks to give them a try, where applicable. There are a lot of studies, medical reports, advertising, propaganda, and all sorts of information being disseminated from a variety of sources. Evidence does point to high-fructose corn syrup contributing more than other sweeteners, to obesity a Continue reading >>

Does Anyone Know What Is In Glucose Syrup That Can Irritate Me?

Does Anyone Know What Is In Glucose Syrup That Can Irritate Me?

Does anyone know what is in glucose syrup that can irritate me? Today I cooked a really nice shepherd's pie (FODMAP style as I am on day 14 of this). It was just minced beef, stock and mashed potato. To make it tastier I used a stock cube that said on the packet it was gluten free. When I was cooking I tasted the meat (a couple of teaspoons) and 1 1/2 - 2 hours later I felt ill (still do 6 hours later). I was not sure why as I hadn't eaten anything dodgy on this FODMAP. I checked the ingredients on the stock cube and it contains glucose syrup. So I didn't eat the dinner but my family did. What is in glucose syrup that makes me ill? I am really sorry to ask this question again. Someone answered this for me before, I think it might have been Jerry so I have tried to find the answer on previous posts but been unsuccessful. I am monitoring my food intake and symptoms for the dietician so it is important to identify the dodgy stuff. Instead of using sugar beet or sugar cane to sweeten....they use a by product that's much cheaper....down side is the glucose syrup can contain, wheat or barley or corn....this all depends on what's the country it comes from....... It makes me feel very bloated.... Thanks Janie! Do you know why it is considered as gluten free? I know that I react to products that contains glucose syrup and so do others. Thanks again Janie! I did read this but I found it confusing because it seems to suggest the product should be okay because of the process. In fact I had an argument with someone about it as they considered it to be impossible to have a reaction to glucose syrup. I avoid it when I can but got caught out today because I did not read the label - I trusted the packaging again. I am still learning and making mistakes. It's all to do with the parts pe Continue reading >>

How Is Glucose Syrup Made? - Quora

How Is Glucose Syrup Made? - Quora

(1) Starch milk adjustment: Raw broken rice is unloaded to rice tank. With waters adding, it is sent to steeping tanks for softening. Dipped rice is pumped to crashing stage, sending to rice storage after de-stone, de-iron and milling. Starch milk coming from storage tank is adjusted to DS28-32% and proper PH and temperature. (2) Liquefaction during the glucose syrup production line : Starch milk is sent to buffer tank then liquefied by jet cooker with the aid of liquefaction enzyme. 2 times jet cooking is needed for better reaction. Then the material is sent to the flash for cooling then to the neutralization tank for suitable PH value. (3) Rice gluten feed making: The mixed syrup goes to filter press for removing the protein residues, fiber, etc. This dreg can be washed via process water to recover glucose. Then it is sent to bundle dryer for gluten feed making. (4) Saccharification during the glucose syrup production line : The temperature and PH value of liquefied material are adjusted and it is sent to saccharification tanks for reaction. (5) Filtration and decoloring: Active carbon is needed for decoloring at proper temperature. The active carbon will adsorb the color material from the glucose. After that, the glucose and active carbon are sent to the filter press to filter the active carbon. The cleaned glucose is sent to the next section. (6) Ion exchange during the glucose syrup production line : Tiny foreign items and bad odor is removed via ion exchanger. This equipment is used for high quality product. (7) Evaporation: The glucose is totally cleaned through safety filter then sent to evaporator for concentrating to reach the required DS as final product. Welcome to contact me for more information of glucose syrup production line,and my engineer will give yo Continue reading >>

Glucose Syrup Vs. Corn Syrup

Glucose Syrup Vs. Corn Syrup

Glucose and corn syrup are used to make candy.Photo Credit: Stevo24/iStock/Getty Images Jill Corleone is a registered dietitian and health coach who has been writing and lecturing on diet and health for more than 15 years. Her work has been featured on the Huffington Post, Diabetes Self-Management and in the book "Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation," edited by John R. Bach, M.D. Corleone holds a Bachelor of Science in nutrition. As added sugars, glucose syrup and corn syrup aren't much different. In fact, glucose syrup is usually made from cornstarch, so the terms "glucose syrup" and "corn syrup" are sometimes used interchangeably. No matter what sweetener you use, however, for good health it's best to limit your intake. Glucose syrup is a liquid sweetener made from hydrolyzing glucose molecules from the strings of glucose that make up starchy foods. Starches used to make glucose syrup include potato, wheat, rice and corn. Corn syrup is a also a liquid sweetener that's made by hydrolyzing cornstarch into glucose. Due to the type of sweetener it is, corn syrup can be referred to as glucose syrup, but not all glucose syrups can be called corn syrup. Nutrition information for glucose and corn syrup may vary depending on manufacturer and source of sugar in the glucose syrup. Both are a concentrated source of calories with very little nutritional value. A 1-tablespoon serving of a corn-based glucose syrup has 70 calories, 17 grams of carbs and 6 milligrams of sodium. The same serving of light corn syrup has 62 calories, 17 grams of carbs and 14 milligrams of sodium. You may be able to use glucose and corn syrup interchangeably in recipes. Both syrups make good choices for candy and frozen dessert recipes because their consistency helps prevent crystallization. You can also Continue reading >>

Baking - How Do I Make Liquid Glucose From Powdered Glucose - Seasoned Advice

Baking - How Do I Make Liquid Glucose From Powdered Glucose - Seasoned Advice

How do I make liquid glucose from powdered glucose I recently decided to make something that required liquid glucose, 140g of it. No problem in general, but for some reason none of my usual suppliers had stock (even tried pharmacies). The closest I found was glucose powder. Unfortunately, having no clue how to "re-hydrate" the powder to a liquid form, I experimented. :-) I can safely say that 100g glucose powder was way to much as a substitute for 140g of liquid glucose (which I expected). However, I was wondering if any of you had a convenient method of turning powdered glucose into the wonderfully thick and sticky liquid glucose, in case I ever find myself in that position. Chemically speaking, saying "liquid glucose" is inaccurate. To explain, at normal temperatures, glucose is a solid; depending on the isomer/chiral form , melts at ~150C, and is a liquid above that temperature when not under pressure. ...What you want is a solution (syrup) with water. Glucose also dissolves in nonpolar solvents for other 'liquid' solutions. zanlok Nov 30 '12 at 18:50 Well, the answer is "it depends." This is pretty much the same as asking, "I have sugar, and I want sugar syrup. How much water do I add?" It depends on the concentration you're looking for. If you're looking for a 24% solution, it's 24 grams of glucose in 76 grams of water. A 30% solution is 30 grams of glucose in 70 grams of water, etc, etc. Unless you have some chemical reason to avoid dextrin, you can just substitute corn syrup. The only reason they use glucose in Europe is because they don't have our superabundance of corn. I live in South Africa, and unfortunately corn syrup is not generally available. We base most of our syrups and sugars off sugar cane. brianb Aug 25 '11 at 17:11 Sorry, forgot to ask. What is c Continue reading >>

What Is Glucose Syrup?

What Is Glucose Syrup?

Jill Corleone is a registered dietitian and health coach who has been writing and lecturing on diet and health for more than 15 years. Her work has been featured on the Huffington Post, Diabetes Self-Management and in the book "Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation," edited by John R. Bach, M.D. Corleone holds a Bachelor of Science in nutrition. Glucose syrup may be used to make your favorite beer.Photo Credit: Rayes/Digital Vision/Getty Images While glucose is the fuel for your body, consuming it in syrup form isn't going to boost your energy levels. Like other forms of sugar, glucose syrup is simply an added sweetener. It's OK to include small amounts of food that contain glucose syrup in your diet, but too much may lead to weight gain. Glucose is a monosaccharide, which means it is a single molecule and often referred to as a simple sugar. Glucose is found naturally in fruits and honey, and it's also found in processed foods. Glucose syrup is created by hydrolyzing, or breaking apart, the strings of glucose molecules that make up starchy foods. Glucose syrup is most commonly made from cornstarch, but wheat, potatoes and rice are also used to make the sweetener. Glucose syrup may be fat-free, but it's a concentrated source of calories and offers very little nutritional value. A 1-tablespoon serving contains 62 calories and 17 grams of carbohydrates, all in the form of sugar. Glucose syrup made from corn contains a small amount of calcium, zinc and thiamine but not a significant amount. For comparison, 1 tablespoon of granulated sugar contains 50 calories and 13 grams of carbohydrates in the form of sugar and an insignificant amount of iron and riboflavin. Glucose syrup is a liquid sweetener that is well-tolerated and very versatile. It's often used in commercial canned Continue reading >>

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