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beet sugar

n
(Plants) the sucrose obtained from sugar beet, identical in composition to cane sugar

beet′ sug`ar


n.
sugar from the roots of the sugar beet.
[1825–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.beet sugar - sugar made from sugar beetsbeet sugar - sugar made from sugar beets    
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
2.beet sugar - sugar from sugar beets used as sweetening agent
refined sugar, sugar - a white crystalline carbohydrate used as a sweetener and preservative
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For example, they replaced vanilla with local honey in their ice cream, used local gooseberries in place of an orange in the main course, and exchanged cane sugar for home-produced beet sugar.
Helen King at the helm; local associates affiliated with the regional; and Western Beet Sugar Producers Inc.
Beet Sugar Association; Joseph Terrell, director of public affairs, American Sugar Alliance.
Most significantly, according to Bray, HFCS products just taste sweeter than foods made with cane or beet sugar.
Isomalt is manufactured from pure beet sugar in a two-stage process.
In 2006, BP and DuPont created a partnership to produce biobutanol from beet sugar.
Around 2,000 farmers in the West Midlands and Yorkshire are likely to be affected by the proposals to shut the beet sugar sites at Allscott, Shropshire, and York.
Among sweeteners that encourage the growth of acidic plaque are barley malt, beet sugar, brown sugar, cane sugar, date sugar, fructose, fruit juice, honey, malt syrup, raw sugar, sorbitol, turbinado sugar and a host of other "natural sugars.
The cultivation of sugar beets and the production of beet sugar employs about 77,000 people in the US, and it is likely this industry touches nearly everyone in the country in some way.
The disaccharide Isomaltulose (Palatinose) is derived from pure beet sugar and also occurs as a natural constituent in honey and sugar cane.