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Definition of the noun sweetener

What does sweetener mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: sweeteners

  1. something added to foods to make them taste sweeter
  2. anything that serves as an enticement

Alternative definition of the noun sweetener


  1. a food additive that sweetens, especially an artificial substitute for sugar
  2. [informal] something added as an inducement or incentive; a kickback


Sweetener is a food, product with ingredients.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Sweetener

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Google previewPrescription for Dietary Wellness (2003)

Using Foods to Heal by Phyllis A. Balch CNC

Barley malt sweetener is an excellent sugar substitute. It tastes just like sugar, without the aftertaste often associated with sugar substitutes .

Google previewWriting a Convincing Business Plan (2008)

by Art DeThomas, Stephanie A. Derammelaere

An equity sweetener is a stock option that grants the ...

Google previewAdvances in Sweeteners (1996)

by Trevor H. Grenby

approval of a food additive petition for a new low-calorie sweetener is an unpredictable process that can generate over 30 000 pages of data, take 10-20 years, cost hundreds of ...

Google previewFundamentals of Food Biotechnology (2014)

by Byong H. Lee

FO sweetener is a mixture of FOs, which may be found in onions, asparagus, Jerusalem artichoke, and wheat. It contains ketose, nystose, and 1-β- fructofuranosylnystose in the ratio of 28:60:12. Meiji Seika Company in Japan has done most of ...

Google previewThe Essence of Life

by M. Azizur Rahman

Sugarless sugar or sweetener is a substitute to have the taste of being sweet. Accept the job of a lower rank ...

Google previewMovement and Motion (2015)

by Robert D. Cohen

Ordinary cane sugar usedas a sweetener is a disaccharide of one glucose andone fructose molecule. 4. Nucleases, which split the DNA contained in food into single nucleic acids. These enzymes are producedand secretedby different ...

Google previewChemist and Druggist (1879)

The Newsweekly for Pharmacy

The reports are the following:— —'s Cream Sweetener is a liquid sold in canisters at 2s. 9d per pint and ...

Google previewFood and Drink in American History (2013)

A "Full Course" Encyclopedia by Andrew F. Smith

A second artificial sweetener, calcium cyclamate, was used in diet soda beginning in 1952. Variations of it were used in a variety of other products. Cyclamates were banned by the FDA in 1970. They were generally replaced by saccharin.

Google previewA Consumer's Dictionary of Food Additives, 7th Edition (2009)

Descriptions in Plain English of More Than 12,000 Ingredients Both Harmful and Desirable Found in Foods by Ruth Winter

dry beverage mixes, confections, canned fruit, gelatins, puddings, custards, and as a tabletop sweetener. It is marketed under the name Sunette or Sweet One and ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2013)

by Andrew Smith

The sweetener in- dustry became a major force behind the expansion of slavery and was also responsible for its introduction into the colonies. In the late eighteenth century, increased awareness of the horrors of slavery spawned abolition ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Good Health (2003)

by Robert A. Ronzio

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization endorsed acesulfame-K as a satisfactory artificial sweetener in 1983. Acesulfame-K was approved in 1988 by the U.S. FDA as a sugar substitute to be used in packets or as tablets and ...

Google previewFoods & Nutrition Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition (1993)

by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger

Fruit drinks, ready-to-serve One or more citrus juices plus sweetener(s) and/or coloring(s), flavoring(s), and various additives. Alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks. It may be more economical for consumers to dilute pure fruit juices to the desired ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Diet Fads: Understanding Science and Society, 2nd Edition (2014)

Understanding Science and Society by Marjolijn Bijlefeld, Sharon K. Zoumbaris

Although soft drinks account for more than 70% of aspartame consumption, this sweetener is added to more than 6,000 foods, personal care products, and pharmaceuticals.” Overall, the United States consumes about 50 percent of the world's ...

Google previewEncyclopedia Paranoiaca (2013)

by Henry Beard, Christopher Cerf

for use as a dry food additive and tabletop sweetener in 1981. Aspartame's “clean bill of health” came shortly after recently elected ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Food Issues (2015)

by Ken Albala

Sucralose, Stevia, and Artificial Sweeteners Today Today the most popular artificial sweetener is sucralose, brand name Splenda, which like aspartame, saccharin, and cyclamates is calorie free and much sweeter per part than table sugar.

Google previewThe Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Living (2011)

by Abigail R. Gehring

remove both spices before adding the sweetener and food coloring (if desired). This recipe yields four half-pints. Ingredients 2tbsp unflavored ...

Google previewFoods & Nutrition Encyclopedia, Two Volume Set (1993)

by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger

All types of cheeses, eggs, fish, meats, and poultry; milk products without added sweetener; nuts ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food Safety (2013)

the availability of a cation: Sequestrant Stabilizer A food additive that makes it possible to maintain a uniform dispersion of two or more components: Colloidal stabilizer Emulsion stabilizer Foam stabilizer Stabilizer Sweetener A food additive ...

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Quotes about Sweetener

Masking acts of depravity,
Will not make the doing of it go away.
To market it as a sweetener...
That has mental and physical benefits,
With an enhanced diet appeal...
Is good business,
To keep depravity a seduction one accepts. (Lawrence S. Pertillar)
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Scrabble value of S1W4E1E1T1E1N1E1R1

The value of this 9-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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