Chocolate-maker to phase out corn syrup


DAILY MAIL: Hershey’s currently uses a sugar and high-fructose corn syrup mix, but would like to replace or remove the unpopular-with-consumers artificial sweetener.

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DAILY MAIL: Hershey’s currently uses a sugar and high-fructose corn syrup mix, but would like to replace or remove the unpopular-with-consumers artificial sweetener.

Many people say they avoid it because it has gained a bad reputation for fueling weight gain and diabetes, though health experts says there’s not enough evidence to conclude it’s any worse than regular sugar.

In an emailed statement, Hershey said its work on ‘exploring’ the replacement of high-fructose corn syrup ‘is just under way’ and that it did not have a timeframe on when it might be complete.

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