Which foods contain fructose?

Fructose is a naturally ocurring sugar. It can be found in the following foods:

  • Honey
  • Dried fruits such as apples, dates and sultanas
  • Fruit jams, chutney’s, barbecue & plum sauce, gherkins, sundried tomatoes
  • Breakfast cereals with whole wheat, oats and fruits
  • Canned fruits such as pineapple, strawberry and plum
  • Fresh fruits including grapes, apples, pear, kiwi & banana

Table sugar or sucrose is made up of fructose and glucose in equal proportion. So foods with sucrose will also be a source of fructose in the diet.