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Corn Syrup vs. Sugar Syrup

  • Corn Syrup

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  • Sugar Syrup

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What is the best? Are there cons to corn syrup or sugar syrup? What do you use? Please vote on Corn Syrup vs. Sugar Syrup!

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The pros and cons are well-known... HFCS is cheaper, and suitable for feeding bees UNLESS HEATED which causes HMF to form (harmful). Sucrose is more readily available, especially in the amounts sideliners/hobbyists use, and is also perfectly suitable for feeding.
 

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Sucrose is more readily available, especially in the amounts sideliners/hobbyists use, and is also perfectly suitable for feeding.

Convenience is another factor. Bags of sugar are easily handled, easily stored, etc.
 

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high fructose corn syrup is not good. they make it by mixing it with hydrocloric acid and then heating it under pressure until it breaks down from starch into fructose.
very bad for you. causes obesity.

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