This page provides a table of the most eaten caloric sweeteners in America.
Data are taken from the USDA ERS Food Availability (Per Capita) Data System and calorie information from the Agricultural Research Service National Agricultural Library.
For more information about what food availability means, how it can be used and how these data are licensed, please visit the most consumed foods page.
The “other edible syrups” category includes sorgo syrup, maple syrup, sugarcane syrup, molasses and refiners’ syrup.
The most consumed sweeteners in America
Availability (lb per capita)
Availability (kcal per capita)
kcal per 100 grams
|Cane and Beet Sugar (Refined)||65.81||115529||387|
|High Fructose Corn Syrup||48.78||62177||281|
|Glucose syrup (from corn)||12.63||16384||286|
|Dextrose (from corn)||2.91||5143||390|
|Other edible syrups||0.47||N/A||N/A|