Sugar substitute particularly suitable for sweetening drinks and desserts, in general.
Polyol‑type carbohydrate made from glucose fermented with Moniliella pollinis yeast. It has a sweetening power 0,6-0,7 times that of table sugar (sucrose).
It can be found in nature in fruits such as pears, melons, and grapes, but also in other food such as mushrooms and derived from fermentations like wine, cheese, and soy sauce.
Unlike other polyols, Erythritöl does not cause any digestive problems when used at high proportions.
Characteristics and uses:
- It is the polyol most recommended by nutritionists, mainly used to sweeten drinks and products for diabetics, in general.
- It has started being used in low-calorie ice creams, an increasing consumer demand.
- Suggested ratio: according to a recipe.
- Available in packs of 700 gm.