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 More than half the 8.4 million metric tons of sugar produced annually in the United States comes from beets.
2 Can you imagine eating 16 sugar cubes at one sitting? You probably have. That’s little less than what is contained in a 20-ounce bottle of cola.
3 Soft drinks with artificial sweeteners may help make you fat. In a Purdue University study, rats drinking liquids with artificial sweeteners consumed more calories overall than rats whose drinks were sweetened with sugar.
4 The artificial sweeteners saccharin and aspartame were found accidentally when lab workers doing research that had nothing to do with sweetening put a bit of the test compounds in their mouths and liked what they tasted.
5 What kind of researcher sticks an experiment in his mouth?