Erythritol is a sugar alcohol food additive. It occurs naturally in some fruits and fermented foods, but is mainly produced at an industrial level from glucose by fermentation with a yeast. It is 60-70% as sweet as table sugar, but does not affect blood sugar or cause tooth decay.
Country of Origin: China
Characteristic Typical Analysis
- Description: White, odourless crystalline granular powder with a sweet taste.
- Melting Range: 119-123
- pH: 5.0-7.0
- Loss on Drying: < 0.20%
- Ash: < 0.01%
- Reducing Sugar (as glucose): < 0.3%
- Ribitol and Glycerol: < 0.1
- Heavy Metals (Pb), mg/kg: < 0.5
- Arsenic, mg/kg: < 2.0
Storage: Store in a well-closed container away from moisture and direct sun light