STA-LITE® Polydextrose

Introduction to STA-LITE® Polydextrose
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STA-LITE® Polydextrose is an easy-to-use soluble fibre that imparts little to no colour or off flavour. It provides the mouthfeel and texture of sugar, making it an ideal alternative in products that offer reduced sugar and calories. STA-LITE® Polydextrose is low calorie and provides process and acid stability. STA-LITE® Polydextrose has excellent digestive tolerance and helps to promote a lower rise in post-meal blood glucose when it replaces sugars in foods and beverages.

Globally, consumers have become more concerned about the food and beverages they consume. In fact, 55% of consumers globally are trying to avoid sugars and 52% are looking to add more fibre to their diet. STA-LITE® Polydextrose makes it easy for food and beverage manufacturers to meet these consumer demands.

The high solubility of STA-LITE® Polydextrose enables manufacturers to significantly boost fibre without creating a chalky or grainy texture. Its exceptional process and shelf stability, with no loss of fibre content even in acidic conditions, means there is no need to overcompensate for fibre loss, resulting in an attractive cost in use.

STA-LITE® Polydextrose is available globally
STA-LITE® Polydextrose application areas

STA-LITE® Polydextrose is available in liquid and powder forms, making it easy to use in your beverages, yoghurts, cereals, chocolate bars, ice cream products and more.

STA-LITE® Polydextrose is ideal for sugar-reduced and “no added sugars” baked goods.

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STA-LITE® Polydextrose is highly stable in acidic and neutral environments. Let us help you create beverages that are high in fibre, lower in calories and a pleasure to drink – without impacting taste or texture.

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STA-LITE® Polydextrose helps add adhesion and increase bowl-life for cereals. 

STA-LITE® Polydextrose offers prebiotic properties are ideal for dairy products – delivering a great taste that consumers will love with added digestive health benefits.

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STA-LITE® Polydextrose adds high purity fibre to your nutrition and health food supplements.

Don’t sacrifice on taste. Due to process stability, STA-LITE® Polydextrose is easy to apply in a wide range of prepared sauces and soups.

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STA-LITE® Polydextrose can give your sugar-reduced sweet snacks the right mouthfeel.

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STA-LITE® Polydextrose remains stable throughout processing and storage. Studies show that its fibre contribution does not diminish regardless of heat treatment. This outstanding stability makes STA-LITE® Polydextrose an extraordinary choice across a wide variety of potential applications. It combines well with regular and/or high intensity sweeteners, helping apply a smooth texture and optimum taste profile to your products.

STA-LITE® Polydextrose FAQs

STA-LITE® Polydextrose is a soluble fibre that is ideal for calorie reduction while also enabling significant fibre enrichment. STA-LITE® Polydextrose is a source of dietary fibre that can be easily incorporated into a variety of foods such as sugar-free products, cereals, snacks, bakery items, beverages, dairy products and sauces. STA-LITE® empowers manufacturers to meet increased consumer demand for reducing calories and sugars without sacrificing digestive tolerance, taste or texture.

STA-LITE® Polydextrose acts as a highly functional bulking agent in a variety of foods and beverages and is ideal for sugar replacement. It is available in liquid and powder formats, is highly soluble and provides excellent moisture control and adhesive properties. It also delivers exceptional process and shelf stability, with no loss of fibre content, even in acidic conditions. There is no need to overcompensate for fibre loss, resulting in an attractive cost in use.

STA-LITE® Polydextrose helps reduce calories by rebalancing bulk, viscosity and mouthfeel in reduced-sugar/fat products. It is ideal for calorie reduction and sugar-free applications. Polydextrose also promotes healthy blood glucose, producing a lower blood glucose rise after consumption compared to sugar-containing foods and beverages, and promotes satiety.

STA-LITE® Polydextrose has a neutral colour and clean taste. Its high solubility enables manufacturers to significantly boost fibre without creating chalky or grainy texture in a variety of applications: Bakery, Dairy, Confectionery, Beverages, Sauces and Dressings.

STA-LITE® Polydextrose labels as ‘polydextrose’.

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