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High Maltose Syrups

Cargill sells high maltose syrups with the main application of substituting malt in the manufacture of beer. In addition to the use in breweries, maltose syrups can be used in confectionery, liquid foods, chocolates, sweets, sauces, ice creams, among others.

Maltose syrup is a purified and concentrated aqueous solution containing at least 30% maltose and with the condition that the maltose be predominant in relation to the other saccharides. The different syrups produced are classified into three categories:


Category DE Glucose Maltose
High-conversion syrup 62-63 35% 30-45%
High maltose concentration syrup 48-52 5% 48-52%
Very high maltose concentration syrup 50-60 5% 70-85%



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.