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– A typical sugar packet contains 2 to 4 grams of sugar.
– Some sugar packets in countries like Poland contain 5 to 10 grams of sugar.
Sugar packet sizes, shapes, and weights vary by brand, region, and other factors.
– A gram of any carbohydrate contains 4 nutritional calories.
– Packets of sugar substitutes contain sweetener equivalent to sugar.

– The sugar cube was used in restaurants until post-World War II.
– Benjamin Eisenstadt invented the sugar packet.
– Eisenstadt, founder of Cumberland Packing, is known for Sweet N Low.
– Eisenstadt was a former tea bag factory worker.
– Sweet N Low artificial sweetener packets stemmed from the sugar packet idea.

– Collecting sugar packets is known as sucrology.
– Sucrologists collect packets commonly found in restaurants, hotels, and airlines.
– Collectors focus on sugar types, brand names, and as forms of advertisement.
– Sucrology clubs exist in Europe, notable UK Sucrologists Club.
– International meetings bring sucrologists together to trade packets.

Guinness World Record:
– Ralf Schröder set a world record with 14,502 sugar packets.
– Previous record by Kristen Dennis was 9,596 sugar packets.
– The record was set in Germany.
– Wikimedia Commons has media related to sugar packets.
– Guinness World Records documented the achievement.

– Advances in Manufacturing Technology conference proceedings mention sugar packets.
– Article on choosing sugar substitutes by Kenneth Chang.
– Artificial sweetener packet colors indicate the type of sweetener.
– Information on ketchup packets’ design.
– Various publications like encyclopedia and Guinness World Records mention sugar packets.

Sugar packet (Wikipedia)

A sugar packet is a delivery method for one serving of sugar or other sweetener. Sugar packets are commonly supplied in restaurants, coffeehouses, and tea houses, where they are preferred to sugar bowls or sugar dispensers for reasons of neatness, sanitation, spill control, and to some extent portion control.

Packets of brown and white sugar
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