KRYSTAR® Crystalline Fructose

KRYSTAR® Crystalline Fructose is a nutritive corn based sweetener.

Introduction to KRYSTAR® Crystalline Fructose
Also known as
Crystalline Fructose, sweetener, nutritive sweetener, clean-label sweetener
Krystar crystalline fructose

KRYSTAR® Crystalline Fructose is a nutritive corn based sweetener. It offers a fast sweetness onset and a clean finish. KRYSTAR® Crystalline Fructose can also help balance your sweetness profile and mask the aftertaste of some natural-origin and high-potency sweeteners.

KRYSTAR® Crystalline Fructose offers a sweetness index of 117 compared to sucrose at 100. Its cleaner label function and low GI content keeps KRYSTAR® Crystalline Fructose on trend with consumers interested in following a healthier, low-calorie lifestyle.

Ideal for blending, KRYSTAR® Crystalline Fructose offers superior sweetness levels and a complementary sweetness profile when combined with sucrose and SPLENDA® Sucralose and natural high intensity sweeteners, resulting in significant reductions in total sweeteners compared with using each ingredient alone.

KRYSTAR® Crystalline Fructose is available in:
3 Regions
  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Asia Pacific
KRYSTAR® Crystalline Fructose application areas:

KRYSTAR® Crystalline Fructose helps deliver products that offer a more balanced sweetness, without lacking in taste. Its availability in three different particle sizes and a liquid at 77% solids offer you the variety and choice to formulate with KRYSTAR® Crystalline Fructose in your product recipes. Ideal for blending, KRYSTAR® Crystalline Fructose offers superior sweetness levels and a complementary sweetness profile when blended with sucrose, high-potency and natural-origin sweeteners. Compared to sugars that are traditionally used as humectants, fructose provides the greatest solubility, moisture binding and resistance to crystallisation.

KRYSTAR® Crystalline Fructose enables you to maintain the desired moistness and tender textures of baked goods for longer.

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In carbonates, juice drinks, flavoured waters and more, KRYSTAR® Crystalline Fructose enhances fruit flavours and has a low glycaemic index, making it a popular sweetener for reduced sugars and calorie beverages. On its own or with another extraordinary ingredient from our speciality food ingredients portfolio, we can help you produce premium positioned drinks.

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KRYSTAR® Crystalline Fructose has a low glycaemic index, allowing food formulators to create tasty low-glycaemic products that deliver at breakfast, or any other time of the day.

KRYSTAR® Crystalline Fructose can help you to formulate sweets and confectionery that deliver extra fruitiness. KRYSTAR® Crystalline Fructose can enhance flavour perception by 15% or more, particularly with fruit, chocolate, and caramel notes, providing opportunities to reduce the levels of additional flavourings.

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The sweetness of KRYSTAR® Crystalline Fructose can also match well with the all-natural sweetener PUREFRUIT™ Monk Fruit Extract to provide delicious high-quality beverages or dairy products. For example, passion fruit ice-cream with KRYSTAR® Crystalline Fructose and PUREFRUIT™ Monk Fruit Extract reduces sugar content and calories by 25-30% compared with just adding cane sugar.

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KRYSTAR® Crystalline Fructose can work in your snacks, adding humectancy while maintaining a soft and chewy texture over time without hardening.     

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How we apply KRYSTAR® Crystalline Fructose

KRYSTAR® Crystalline Fructose offers an intense fruity flavour that best delivers in cold conditions, making it the ideal application in a variety of beverages. It can be applied alone as a sugar substitute, or in combination with high-intensity sweetener SPLENDA® Sucralose to reduce sugar and calorie content even further. The sweetness of KRYSTAR® Crystalline Fructose also pairs with the all-natural sweetness of PUREFRUIT Monk Fruit Extract[1], helping you to deliver great tasting applications for your consumer.

[1] PUREFRUIT Monk Fruit Extract is not available in Europe.

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