The most consumed sweeteners in the USA

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)65.81115529387
High Fructose Corn Syrup48.7862177281
Glucose syrup (from corn)12.6316384286
Dextrose (from corn)2.915143390
Other edible syrups0.47N/AN/A