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Tagatose

DESCRIPTION

Tagatose is a rare sugar that’s 90% as sweet as sugar but with 60% fewer calories. It tastes closer to sugar than other alternatives and also offers a number of other advantages, including a low glycemic index of 3 and prebiotic effects.1 Plus, it offers texture and mouthfeel similar to sugar.

APPLICATION

  • Tagatose performs well across a variety of categories, including confectionery, frozen desserts, beverages, dried fruit, dairy, baked goods, condiments, ready-to-eat cereal and protein bars.

BENEFITS

• 90% as sweet as sucrose with 60% fewer calories
• Non-GMO ingredient
• Suitable for vegan diets
• Has bulking properties that create similar texture, volume, and mouthfeel as sucrose
• Promotes a browning effect in baking applications
• Works well in synergy with other sweeteners
• Has a low glycemic index of 31
• Has prebiotic effects1
• Does not promote tooth decay2
• Does not raise blood glucose levels when consumed on its own3

Specification

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