Why glucose syrup? It adds extra moisture and softness to pastry and dessert items like cakes and gummy-type candies. Plus, glucose syrup from Europe is a non-GMO product, making it a great substitute for corn syrup produced in the United States that doesn’t meet these qualifications. Glucose syrup can provide sweetness and enhance flavors. It is a key ingredient in confectionery products, beer, soft drinks, ice cream, candy, and even the edible cannabis industry.