Erytesse erythritol sweetener joins Tate & Lyle portfolio

LONDON – Tate & Lyle has added Erytesse erythritol to its sweetener portfolio by means of a distribution settlement with an erythritol provider. Erytesse is 70% as candy as sucrose, has zero energy and has an identical temporal profile to that of sucrose.

Potential purposes embody drinks, dairy gadgets, baked meals and confectionery gadgets. Erytesse has been proven so as to add again bulking and mouthfeel when sucrose is lowered or faraway from purposes. It’s secure at excessive ranges of warmth or acidity throughout processing. Tate & Lyle cited Mintel World New Merchandise Database (GNPD) information exhibiting new merchandise launched with low/no/reduced-calorie claims containing erythritol, both by itself or together with different sweeteners, had a compound annual development fee of twenty-two% from 2017-2021.

“Shoppers are more and more switching to sugar-reduced merchandise,” stated Abigail Storms, international head of sweeteners for London-based Tate & Lyle. “So producers are in search of extra sweetening options that can assist them reformulate and nonetheless ship the style and texture shoppers will love. Erytesse erythritol has a clear style and bulking properties that make it excellent for serving to producers meet this demand, and as such it strengthens our current sweetening toolbox, in addition to our general portfolio.”