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SweetLITE™ for Sugar Reduction

SweetLITE™ for Sugar Reduction

There is widespread recognition that cutting back on sugar intake is key in promoting healthy eating and health campaigners are urging manufacturers to reformulate their products in order to cut back on calories.

Sugar is an important contributor to flavour by interacting with other ingredients. Depending on the food application, sugar has the unique ability to heighten flavour or depress the perception of other flavours. 

SweetLITE™ range of products has been proven to enable significant reduction in sugar content in various baked products and beverages whilst still retaining the true characteristics of their products. Using cutting edge technology for taste and texture solutions, ITS has the ability and expertise to support customers to meet the challenges of producing healthier products. 
 
SweetLITE™ Texture range - SweetLITE™ texture range of products has been developed by ITS to enable manufacturers to make significant reductions in sugar content while still retaining the textural characteristics of their products. This has been proven in flapjacks, granolas, clusters, cookies, cereal bars and cakes, whereby a 20%-50% sugar reduction was achieved with no detrimental effect on flavour or function. 

SweetLITE™ Flavourings range - ITS has also developed a range of natural flavours under the SweetLITE™ brand, suitable for sugar reduction, where sweetness and body need to be replaced. The range includes some flavours particular to a profile, for example vanillas, caramels and berry notes that can help improve the products’ characteristics by enhancing the top notes whilst adding back sweetness and body.

For our range of SweetLITE™ solutions, please click here.