DuPont™ Danisco® Lactitol is a sugar alcohol derived from lactose (milk sugar) that has similar technical and handling properties to sucrose. As a sugar-free, low glycemic and tooth-friendly sugar replacement, lactitol is a key ingredient for low calorie or reduced-sugar foods and beverages.
Lactitol works well in milk systems, where it enhances key sensory attributes, providing delicious flavor and a rich, smooth texture. Its low hygroscopicity also makes it ideal for use in crisp baked products like biscuits, keeping them crisp for longer.
High Purity across various grades
DuPont™ Danisco® Lactitol has extremely high purity and excellent flowability. It’s available in crystalline or milled form, with monohydrate or anhydrous characteristics.
As a versatile sucrose replacement with health benefits, lactitol is a key ingredient for sugar-free, better-for-you food and beverages.
Lactitol is an active and versatile prebiotic, which has been shown to be effective at low usage levels (10g/day). Lactitol’s technical properties make it easy to formulate prebiotic products that are not normally associated with functional foods.
Lactitol supports at least one of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
It is listed in the EU Sweetener Directive and is approved for food use in the USA, Canada and Japan, among many other countries.