Applications and Uses of Xylitol

(Last Updated On: December 20, 2017)

Xylitol E967 can be used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care products, Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry. Xylitol E967 is a food sweetener used in gum, chewing gums, toffees, soft candies, jellies, chocolates, chewing tablets. Xylitol E967 can replace the use of sucrose to add in soft drinks, milk, breads, preserved fruit, biscuits, yogurts, and jams to extend the shelf life of the product, and provide a sweet taste.

Xylitol E967 is the sweetest of all the polyols. It is as sweet as sucrose, has no after-taste and is safe for diabetics. Xylitol has 40% less calories than sugar and, for this reason, a caloric value of 2.4 kcal/g is accepted for nutritional labelling in the EU and the USA.

When used with other sugar alcohols, xylitolE967 can produce a similar taste to sucrose. It can be used as the sweetener of low sugar foods and soft drinks. Xylitol is cool and refreshing when taste. It is good for cakes, dessert or medical tablets that can be taken without water.

The metabolism of xylitolE967 involves no insulin in human body, so it will not make blood glucose levels to rise. It is ideal for diabetes patients as injection or oral therapy when the glucose metabolism is abnormal.

Xylitol E967 is a multi-alcoholic material. It can be used as a moisturizer in cosmetics and is safe to skin.

Xylitol E967 uses as follows: 

In Food

Xylitol E967 can be used in sugar-free chewing gums, sugar-free chocolates, sugar-free candies, sugar-free cakes, sugar-free drinks and fruit jellies, sugar-free mints and etc.

In Beverage

Xylitol E967 can be used as freshener, sweetener in beverage such as in milk, soft drinks, coffee.

In Pharmaceutical

Xylitol E967 can be used as freshener, Sugar substitutes in Pharmaceutical. It is used for diabetes.  Xylitol E967 can be used in injections, health drinks, digestive drugs, throat soother, cough syrup, etc.

In Health and Personal care

Xylitol E967 is used as Flavoring Agent; Humectant; Skin-Conditioning Agent – Humectant; SKIN CONDITIONING in cosmetic and personal care products like face cream, beauty cream, cleaner, etc. It can also be used in toothpaste, mouth cleansers, etc.

In Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry feed

Xylitol E967 can also be used in Poultry feed/Animal Feed such as in dog food.

In other Industries

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