Sugar, or sucrose, provides sweetness and texture to foods, and is made by evaporating water from the syrup of sugar cane or sugar beets until sugar crystals form. Sugar may be granulated, or very finely ground into powder when a finer texture is desired.
Milk is used to produce a variety of foods including cheese, ice cream and yogurt, or to add flavor and nutrients to foods. It is the white liquid produced by the mammary glands of cows. Whole milk contains at least 3.25% milkfat. Fat can be removed from milk to produce 2% milkfat (reduced fat), 1% milkfat (low fat) and nonfat (skim) milk.
Vegetable oil is used as an ingredient in food, and may be extracted from any vegetable source, such as beans, seeds or nuts. Common sources are corn, canola, cottonseed, soybean, coconut, sunflower, palm and palm kernel.
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