Naturally Sweet Erythritol can be used as a sugar substitute in a wide variety of applications that include beverages, confectionery, ice-cream, yoghurt, bakery items, chocolates and chewing gum. It is also used in cosmetics and pharmaceutical products. Substitute for sugar on a 1.4:1 basis.
- Approximately 70% as sweet as sugar.
- Virtually no calories (approximately 0.2 kcal/g which is only 5% of sugar.)
- Has a zero glycaemic index (GI), does not raise plasma glucose or insulin levels and is suitable for diabetics or consumers on a special diet.
- It is resistant to metabolism by oral bacteria and is, as a result tooth-friendly.