What are the most common sugars?
- Sucrose is often called table sugar. Made up from glucose and fructose, it is extracted from sugar cane or sugar beet and also naturally present in most fruits and vegetables
- Glucose and fructose are found in fruits, vegetables and honey
- Lactose is commonly called milk sugar because it is found in milk and dairy products
- Maltose is also known as malt sugar and is found in malted drinks and beer.