Why Sign Up?

Sweeteners are one of the most important ingredients in a beverage. And they can also be the most controversial ingredient in a beverage. In this course, you'll learn the technology and uses of HFCS, Sucrose, Stevia, and High Potency Sweeteners.

  • Who Should Take This Course?

    Any beverage professional wanting to increase their technical knowledge and advance their career. This course will allow you to up-skill and create a “no-regrets” tool kit—so you're prepared for any of the ways your role might evolve!

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Sucrose

    • Welcome!

      FREE PREVIEW
    • History and Basics of Sucrose

    • Sucrose Chemistry

    • Raw Materials and Manufacturing

    • Quality of Granular Sucrose

    • Analytical Guidelines for Granular Sucrose

    • Liquid Sucrose

    • Functionality and Applications

    • Wrap Up

    • Knowledge Check

    • Survey

  • 2

    High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS)

    • Welcome!

      FREE PREVIEW
    • History of HFCS

    • Sweetener Chemistry

    • Raw Materials and Manufacturing

    • Quality Guidelines and Analysis

    • Storage and Handling

    • Regulations, Labeling, and Nutrition

    • Applications and Functionality

    • Wrap Up

    • Knowledge Check

    • Survey

  • 3

    High Potency Sweeteners (HPS)

    • Welcome!

      FREE PREVIEW
    • Basics of High Potency Sweeteners

    • Saccharin

    • Aspartame

    • Acesulfame Potassium (Ace-K)

    • Sucralose

    • Neotame

    • Advantame

    • Sweetener Comparisons

    • Sweetener Blends

    • HPS Comparison Chart

    • Wrap Up

    • Knowledge Check

    • Survey

  • 4

    Stevia

    • Welcome!

      FREE PREVIEW
    • History of Stevia

    • Stevia Chemistry

    • Raw Materials and Production of Stevia

    • Quality Guidelines and Analysis

    • Regulations and Safety

    • Applications and Functionality

    • Existing and Emerging Technology

    • Wrap Up

    • Knowledge Check

    • Survey

About the Instructor

Beverage Institute by ISBT®

International Society of Beverage Technologists

Every organization in the beverage industry needs to have trained personnel with the knowledge of beverage fundamentals, industry best practices, technical standards and current technology. As the premier technical beverage industry society, ISBT is in the unique position to offer you the very best in professional development and training solutions. Beverage Institute by ISBT® is designed to provide an important resource for the global community of beverage professionals. The sessions, given by experienced beverage professionals, provide overviews as well as in-depth discussions on key topics in the art and science of beverage production.