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a sweet carbohydrate of either animal or vegetable origin; the two principal groups are the disaccharides and the monosaccharides.
beet sugar sucrose from sugar beets.
blood sugar
1. glucose occurring in the blood.
2. the amount of glucose in the blood.
cane sugar sucrose from sugar cane.
fruit sugar fructose.
invert sugar a mixture of equal amounts of dextrose and fructose, obtained by hydrolyzing sucrose; used in solution as a parenteral nutrient.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

beet sug·ar

d-sucrose. See: sucrose.
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beet sugar

Sucrose obtained from sugar beets.
See also: sugar
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While beet sugar is made using a process that involves thinly slicing sugar beets to extract its natural juices, cane sugar is produced using a similar method but sometimes processed using bone char, an ingredient made by charring the bones of animals.
The OAQ is set with the goal of avoiding forfeitures of sugar to the CCC by restricting total supply so that the volume of domestic plus imported sugar does not reduce prices below the loan forfeiture levels for both raw cane sugar and refined beet sugar. The OAQ is split between cane sugar and beet sugar with the cane sugar allotment fulfilling 45.65 percent and the beet sugar allotment fulfilling 54.35 percent of the OAQ.
Beverage bigwigs at Coca-Cola and Pepsico made the switch from cane and beet sugar to HFCS for most of their products sold in the U.S.
Request of registration in the suppliers and mass transportation contractors lists for the year 2013 for transporting +/- 450,000 tons of beet sugar during the year 2013 from different governorates (i.e.
Cane or beet sugar and chemically pure sucrose were Brazil's top export products to Arab countries with a combined value of nearly $2.5bn, followed by meat and edible offal of poultry with a combined value of nearly $1.8bn.
"We are currently operating at 60% of capacity simply because we cannot access sufficient quantities of fairly priced raw sugar due to the EU's restrictive import tariffs that serve to protect the beet sugar sector from competition," Ian Bacon, president of Tate & Lyle Sugars, said.
Experimental work in Germany laid the foundations of the beet sugar industry and the Napoleonic Wars gave the initial stimulus to its further development as an alternative to cane sugar, especially in France.
The sugar division's gross margin more than doubled in the quarter to 26% as the Ros Agro sold 112,000 tonnes of beet sugar, which is cheap to produce.
"The sugar industry is wrongfully alleging that high-fructose corn syrup (a sugar made from corn) causes health issues that do not arise from consuming cane and beet sugar," says Audrae Erickson, president of the Corn Refiners Association.
More than 1 million tons of sugar beet pulp are generated annually by beet sugar industries in the United States.
Skipping most of sugar's early cultivation history, the author begins with sugar refining in New York City in the mid-1800s, and moves into the roles played by molasses, cane sugar, beet sugar, and cane syrup.
On the manufacturing side the additional financial benefits, due to beet sugar, of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa over other provinces are based on primary data of 2007-8.