ASTRAEA® Liquid Allulose - 70000371
Product Type: Sweetener solutions: Rare sugars
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Replace sucrose and cut both calories and grams of sugar — without sacrificing taste and performance
47% of consumers are reducing their sugar consumption, growing 32% since 2009. But they still want sweet, indulgent products. Now you can create sweetened treats that taste great and that consumers can feel good about with ASTRAEA® liquid allulose.
Part of Ingredion's comprehensive sugar reduction solutions, this innovative, almost calorie-free ingredient solution makes it easy to replace sugar and trim calories in your beverage, dairy, bakery and confectionery products. ASTRAEA® liquid allulose has a similar sweet taste profile and is about 70% as sweet as sucrose.
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Reduce calories and grams of sugar
ASTRAEA® liquid allulose adds almost no calories — just 0.4 calories per gram — to your formulation. According to guidance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, it also doesn’t contribute to the total or added grams of sugar values on Nutrition and Supplement Facts labels. With typical usage levels (2% to 100%), it is also well-tolerated and has been shown to have no effect on blood glucose levels.1
Enjoy sweet functionality
Developed by the global pioneer and leader in rare sugars, Matsutani, this ingredient solution acts and tastes similar to sugar in your formulations. Comparable functional properties include:
- Freeze point depression
- Mouthfeel and texture
- No crystallization in dairy products
Learn about consumer perceptions toward allulose
Can this emerging rare sugar hit the sweet spot with your consumers? Download our new report to learn about consumers' willingness to trial allulose — and their increased acceptance after they are made aware of what allulose is.
1U.S. Food and Drug Administration, GRAS #498
“ASTRAEA” is a registered trademark held by Matsutani permitted to be used by Ingredion.