Mannitol

Roquette

Obtained industrially by hydrogenation of fructose, it's main uses in the food industry are in chewing gums, chewy sweets and tablets

Properties

Very slightly soluble

Thermally stable

Low hygroscopicity

Caloric value: 2.4 kcal/g (directive 90/496/EEC)

Very slight sweetening power

Non cariogenic


Applications

Chewing gum

Chewy sweets

Pan coating

Tablets


Conformity

Food additive E421

Directive 2001/52/EC of the Commission of July 3, 2001 (JOCE L. 190 of July 12, 2001).

JECFA/FAO FOOD & NUTRITION PAPER 52/4,

FOOD CHEMICALS CODEX in force.


Particle sizes

Several grades with a mean particle size of 25 to 60 microns.

PHARMA GRADE: see Pearlitol

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