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Calculate The Percentage of Sugar by Weight

Match your label to the example on the left.

Input the grams of added sugar in your food product and the serving size in grams or milliliters, as indicated below.

Find the percentage of sugar by weight:

Enter Total Weight of One Serving (in milliliters or grams)

Enter Number of ADDED Sugar Grams) (less fruit or milk components - 12 g sugar for 240 ml milk and 15 g sugar for ~120 to 180 ml of unsweetened fruit)

Your food product obtains % of its calories from ADDED sugar. Foods with more than 35% of calories obtained from ADDED sugar are not considered acceptable food products.


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