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List of ingredients and allergens on food labels
Annex 1: Examples of Sugars-based ingredients that require grouping

A. Examples of Sugars-based ingredients that are monosaccharide, disaccharide or a combination of these

  • Barbados sugar (Muscovado)
  • Barley malt (unfermented*)
  • Beet sugar
  • Burnt sugar (caramelized sugar)
  • Cane juice
  • Cane juice crystals
  • Cane sugar
  • Caster (castor) sugar
  • Coarse sugar
  • Coconut palm sugar
  • Coconut sugar
  • Crystalline fructose
  • Date sugar
  • Dehydrated cane juice
  • Demerara-style sugar
  • Evaporated cane juice (evaporated cane sugar, dried cane syrup, cane syrup solids)
  • Fondant sugar
  • Free-flowing brown sugars
  • Fructose
  • Fructose solids
  • Fructose syrup
  • Fruit sugar
  • Galactose
  • Glucose-fructose
  • Granulated sugar
  • Grape sugar
  • High-fructose corn syrup
  • High-maltose corn syrup
  • Isomaltose
  • Isomaltulose
  • Lactose [S]
  • Maltose
  • Maple Sugar
  • Organic sugar
  • Palm sugar
  • Pearl sugar (sanding sugar)
  • Panocha (cane sugar produced by a crude milling process)
  • Raw sugar
  • Saccharose (sucrose)
  • Soft sugar
  • Sucrose
  • Sugar [S]
  • Superfine sugar
  • Table sugar
  • Turbinado sugar
  • White sugar

*Note: Barley malt which is subject to fermentation has its sugars converted to alcohol.

B. Examples of Sugars-based ingredients that are sweetening agents

  • (Naming the source of the Glucose) syrup [S]
  • Agave syrup
  • Apple cider syrup
  • Apple syrup
  • Brown rice syrup
  • Brown sugar, Yellow sugar or Golden sugar [S]
  • Carob syrup
  • Corn sweetener
  • Corn syrup
  • Corn syrup solids
  • Dextrose Anhydrous [S]
  • Dextrose Monohydrate [S]
  • Fancy molasses [S]
  • Glucose or Glucose syrup [S]
  • Glucose solid or Dried glucose syrup [S]
  • Golden syrup
  • Honey [S]
  • Icing sugar [S] or Confectioner's sugar or Powdered sugar
  • Invert sugar [S]
  • Liquid invert sugar [S]
  • Liquid sugar [S]
  • Malt syrup
  • Malted barley extract
  • Malted barley syrup
  • Maple Syrup
  • Oat syrup solids
  • Other syrups
  • Potato syrup solids
  • Raisin syrup
  • Refined sugar syrup, Refiners' syrup or Golden syrup [S]
  • Refiners' molasses, Blackstrap molasses or Cooking molasses [S]
  • Rice syrup
  • Sorghum syrup
  • Sweet sorghum
  • Table molasses [S]
  • Tapioca syrup
  • Tapioca syrup solids
  • Wheat syrup

C. List of Sugars-based ingredients that are functional substitutes for sweetening agents

  • Condensed milk or sweetened condensed milk
  • Decharacterized juice
  • Fruit juice (except lime/lemon juice)
  • Fruit juice concentrate (except lime/lemon juice concentrate)
  • Fruit paste
  • Fruit purée
  • Fruit purée concentrate
  • Malted milk or malted milk powder
  • Maltodextrin (no fibre)
  • Nectar
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