5 interesting facts about sugar
Here at UK Vending we love sweet stuff and there are few things sweeter than sugar. We have a range of sugars and sugar substitutes. Have a look at our website to place your orders.
Here are some interesting facts about sugar.
1 The average person eats 61 pounds of refined sugar each year, including 25 pounds of candy. Halloween accounts for at least two pounds of that.
2 Trick: Sugar may give you wrinkles via a process called glycation, in which excess blood sugar binds to collagen in the skin, making it less elastic.
3 Or treat: Cutting back on sugar may help your skin retain its flexibility. So actually; no treats.
4 People in India have been crystallizing cane sugar for at least 2,000 years. When Alexander the Great’s companions arrived there, they marvelled at the production of honey without bees.
5 In 1747 German chemist Andreas Marggraf discovered that the sugar in a sugar beet is identical to that in sugarcane. In 1802 the first beet-sugar refinery began operations, bringing cheap sweets to northern climes.