Applications and Uses of Xylitol

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.

In crystalline applications, it provides a pleasant, natural cooling effect, greater than that of any other polyol. It is the only sweetener to show both passive and active anti-caries effects.

Xylitol E967 uses as follows: 

In Food

Xylitol E967 can be used as sweetener, nutrition supplements, freshener in food production. Xylitol is widely used as a sugar substitute and in “sugar-free” chewing gums, mints, and other candies.

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.

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. It can also be used in toothpaste.

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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