If you’re like many of the health-conscious consumers out there, you’re more than likely watching your sugar intake. As a result, we’ve expanded our sugar substitute product line with the addition of Maltitol!
Maltitol, a sugar alcohol, is a disaccharide obtained via hydrogenation of maltose derived from corn starch. This crystalline powder carries a white appearance with nearly identical properties to sucrose (more commonly known as table sugar) with roughly 75-90% of the sweetness. Maltitol is an alternative sweetener widely used in food and beverage manufacturing. Formulators and consumers opt to use maltitol in place of sucrose for a lower calorie alternative, now a leading sugar alternative used in formulations for gum, candy, confections, syrups, baked goods, ice cream, and nutritional and supplement bars.
Major brand names utilize maltitol in well-known products widely available on store shelves today, targeting those who follow a low to no sugar lifestyle. Companies such as Albanese World’s Best, Werther’s Originals, Russel Stover, The Hershey Company, and Jell-O, to name a few, are leading confectionaries offering sugar-free alternatives to their original sugar-free candies that made them so popular in the first place. Atkins, a manufacturer of low-carb snacks and meal replacement products, utilizes maltitol as one of their main sweetener replacements, a company we’ve been hearing about since the 1970s with their highly advertised low-carbohydrate restriction diet.
Whether you’re looking to reduce your sugar intake or offer lower calorie or carbohydrate options, consider using Maltitol in your formulation. Visit bulknaturaloils.com for wholesale pricing today!