invert sugar


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

invert sugar

n.
A mixture of equal parts of glucose and fructose resulting from the hydrolysis of sucrose. It is found naturally in fruits and honey and produced artificially for use in the food industry.

invert sugar

(ˈɪnvɜːt)
n
(Chemistry) a mixture of fructose and glucose obtained by the inversion of sucrose

in′vert sug′ar


n.
a mixture of the dextrorotatory forms of glucose and fructose formed naturally in fruits and produced artificially by treating cane sugar with acids.
[1875–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.invert sugar - a mixture of equal parts of glucose and fructose resulting from the hydrolysis of sucrose; found naturally in fruits; sweeter than glucose
carbohydrate, saccharide, sugar - an essential structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals; includes simple sugars with small molecules as well as macromolecular substances; are classified according to the number of monosaccharide groups they contain
Translations
invertsocker

invert sugar

[ˈɪnvɜːtˈʃʊgəʳ] Nazúcar m invertido

invert sugar

nInvertzucker m
References in periodicals archive ?
Sugars, such as cane sugar, beet sugar, brown sugar, dextrose, glucose, invert sugar, lactose and maltose
Avoid Added Sugar: When you read a food label, look out for: corn syrup, cane sugar, brown sugar, brown sugar syrup, dextrin, dextrose, dried cane syrup, glucose, fructose, high-fructose corn syrup, honey, invert sugar, lactose, maltodextrin, maltose, mannitol, molasses, natural sweeteners, polydextrose, raw sugar, sucrose syrup, turbinado sugar, xylitol, organic evaporated cane juice, evaporated cane juice, evaporated cane juice crystals, evaporated cane sugar and maple syrup.
On food labels sugar can be listed as brown sugar, palm sugar, cane sugar, corn syrup, fructose, fruit juice concentrate, glucose (dextrose), high-fructose corn syrup, honey, invert sugar, lactose, maltose, molasses, raw sugar, (table) sugar (sucrose) or syrup.
The added sugar can be in many forms including honey, corn syrup, fructose, sucrose, glucose, maltose, hydrolysed starch and invert sugar.
Mark's Mild is a 4% ale, made with Maris Otter and Crystal malts, with the addition of a small amount of invert sugar.
brown sugar, maltose, lactose, honey, raw sugar, sucrose, glucose, invert sugar, malt syrup and molasses), which make you crave high-calorie foods.
Though they don't have the GFCO certification, they are made with sulfite-free coconut, invert sugar, sugar, potato starch, and egg whites, and contain eggs and nuts.
They contain more than 60 percent invert sugar along with a small amount of sucrose in addition to protein, pectin, tannin, cellulose, starch and fat in varying proportions.
Frutarom works closely with the customer to match the required honey flavour profile so that honey can either be reduced or replaced with the honey flavouring and invert sugar.