Latest Agave syrup Stories

2010-04-07 08:07:00

SUGAR LAND, Texas, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The innovators at Wholesome Sweeteners have introduced amazing NEW Cinnamon, Maple, Strawberry and Vanilla Flavored Organic Blue Agave Syrups. Made from the renowned Blue Agave, Wholesome's Organic Blue Agaves are low glycemic, 25% sweeter than sugar and now with incomparable pop-in-your-mouth flavors! The new flavors are available on Amazon.com and grocery stores around the country. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release,...

2009-03-03 13:54:00

New studies, ongoing misunderstanding can lead to consumer confusion WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- As researchers continue to examine the role of sweeteners in the diet, it's important that people understand the differences among various ingredients used in scientific studies, according to the Corn Refiners Association (CRA). Interchanging two distinctly different ingredients, such as pure fructose and high fructose corn syrup, creates factually incorrect conclusions and misleads...

2008-08-27 00:00:33

By Guy Adams Mexico without tequila? It seems a far-fetched notion but the country's farmers are shunning the famous agave plant because of poor prices and switching to profitable crops. By Guy Adams The ethanol boom SAVOUR THAT frozen margarita in your hand, for soon you might not be able to afford it. Mexico's tequila industry is about to become the latest victim of America's growing thirst for ethanol. Soaring demand for biofuel has sent global commodity prices through the roof,...

2008-07-14 12:00:34

By AMY SCATTERGOOD Aguas frescas can take the heat out of the season LOS ANGELES -- On counters of neighborhood "taquerias" and Oaxacan restaurants, at Salvadoran farmers market stands and East Los Angeles backyard parties, even at swank Hollywood restaurants, you can see the huge glass "vitroleros," beehive-shaped jars filled with "aguas frescas" in a spectrum of stunning colors. Each flavor is like a point of reference on a color wheel: the deep magenta of "jamaica" (a variety of...

2006-08-18 14:01:24

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The effect of honey on blood sugar levels is the same no matter what its source, a new study shows. Tupelo, clover, buckwheat and cotton honeys had virtually identical glycemic indexes, Dr. Mark Kern and Jennifer Ilana Ischayek report. The glycemic index of a food is a measure of how quickly it causes blood sugar to rise. High carbohydrate, low fiber foods such as white bread or bananas have a high glycemic index, while high fiber foods containing complex...

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