Availability of refined sugars has been higher than corn sweeteners for the last 10 years
In 2019, 123.2 pounds per person of caloric sweeteners were available for consumption by U.S. consumers, down from a high of 151.5 pounds in 1999. Availability of total corn sweeteners (high-fructose corn syrup, glucose syrup, and dextrose) fell from 83.6 pounds per person in 1999 to 52.7 pounds in 2019. Meanwhile, refined sugar (cane and beet) availability per person surpassed corn sweeteners in 2010, reaching 68.4 pounds per person in 2019.
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