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Obesity and Weight Management

High Fructose Corn Syrup

08/15/2005

Question:

In what year was High Fructose Corn Syrup first added to consumer food products?

Answer:

High fructose corn syrup was introduced in the United States in the early 1970s and became widely used by the 1980s.

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Response by:

Jaime  Ackerman Foster, MPH, RD, LD Jaime Ackerman Foster, MPH, RD, LD
Extension Nutrition Associate
College of Education and Human Ecology
The Ohio State University