Chemical Engineering - Chemical Process - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Chemical Process - Section 1 (Q.No. 5)
5.
Which of the following sugars is the sweetest?
Glucose
Fructose
Sucrose
Lactose
Answer: Option
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Mukesh Kumar said:   3 years ago
Fructose is the sweetest of all carbohydrates that do occur naturally. The relative sweetness of fructose in the range of 1.2-1.8 times that of sucrose.

Mary Aquila said:   4 years ago
Sucrose is the most sweetest sugar.

Lovely Anisha said:   6 years ago
Sucrose is the right answer.

Lakshmi narayan said:   7 years ago
Fructose is sweetest fruit sugar.
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Arpan said:   1 decade ago
Sucrose has a relative sweetness of 1.0, while Splenda (Sucralose) of the same quantity is about 600 times sweeter.
Fructose is the sweetest of all natural sugar types, with a relative sweetness of 1.73. Xylitol is roughly as sweet as sucrose.
Glucose, which is the main component of starch, has a relative sweetness of 0.6-0.7.
Of all the sugars, Lactose is the least sweet, with a relative sweetness of 0.16.
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