Versatile bulk sweetener, improving flexibility and hardness
C☆Mannidex® mannitol – a polyol derived from the hydrogenation of sugars - from corn or wheat starch – is often used as an anti-caking agent or a dusting powder.
Its clean, cool and refreshing taste enhances sensory enjoyment, and its physical properties protect against moisture absorption, stabilize products, and reduce stickiness in candy.
C✩Mannidex™ has an energy value of just 2.4 kcal/g, compared to full-calorie sweeteners’ 4 kcal/g.
Very low solubility, promotes more graining, flexibility and short textures.
C✩Mannidex™ is non-cariogenic and does not contribute to tooth decay.
Mannitol occurs naturally in honey-dew, algae, mushrooms and olives. Its extraction is however not a viable production method.
Mannitol is obtained by the hydrogenation of sugars - from corn or wheat starch.
Cargill offers mannitol powder and granules in fine particle sizes. As with all Cargill ingredients, the reliable quality and supply of C✩Mannidex™ is assured by Cargill’s extensive supply chain.
EU Labelling & Legislation
We recommend including mannitol (E421) in the ingredient declaration on the labels of finished products.
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.