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Sorbidex™ Sorbitol

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With two-thirds of the calories of sugar, sorbitol is the most commonly used and economic polyol (sugar alcohol). Used as a sweetener, this reduced-calorie additive, with 60% of the sweetness of — sugar and colling effect, has also found favor from food manufacturers for its humectant and texturizing properties, particularly in snack foods and beverages. Available in powder or syrup.

Consumer benefit

  • Nutritional benefit
  • Dental health


  • Bakery
  • Confectionery
  • Dairy
    • Desserts


Some Cargill products are only approved for use in certain geographies, end uses, and/or at certain usage levels. It is the customer's responsibility to determine, for a particular geography, that (i) the Cargill product, its use and usage levels, (ii) the customer's product and its use, and (iii) any claims made about the customer's product, all comply with applicable laws and regulations.