Maltitol is a sugar alcohol used as a sugar substitute, which comes in the form of white crystals or powder. Maltitol has half the calories of table sugar and does not affect blood sugar. Maltitol has a consistency that is not easily fermented, making it ideal for making juice drinks, chocolate and candy. Maltitol has the function of preserving flavor, increasing the aromatic smell of candies and beverages, and enhancing the transparency of candies in addition. Using maltitol in frozen foods such as ice cream can make the product sweeter, tastier and extend its shelf life.


Is maltitol safe to eat?

Maltitol is not very harmful because of its mild nature, even for people with diabetes and food allergies. However, care should be taken not to consume too much, and it is best to consume maltitol in moderation in the human body.

Is maltitol the same as xylitol?

Xylitol is generally used in processes such as confectionery, pastry and beverages, and is almost always diet-related, that is, a substitute for sucrose. Maltitol, on the other hand, is widely used in the food industry, chemical industry, pharmaceutical industry and cosmetic industry, with a much wider range of performance applications. The latter is an additive made by human work and is not purely natural.

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