Low - Calorie Sweetener

Low CaloriesA low-calorie sweetener provides consumer with a sweet taste without the calories or carbohydrates that come with sugar and other caloric sweeteners.


  1. It prevents dental carries
  2. It can assist in weight management
  3. It is beneficial to people with diabetes
  4. It can be used as part of an overall healthy diet


  • It is made from sugar, it tastes like sugar and no after taste.
  • It is about 600 times sweeter than sugar
  • It is use to eliminate or reduce calories in a wide variety of products.
  • Is very stable and products maintain their sweetness during cooking, baking and throughout their shelf-life.
  • Is approved for use as a general purpose sweetener.


  • It is called as neosugar or short–chain FOS and is produced on a commercial scale from sucrose using fructosyltrnsferase enzyme.
  • It is 0.8 times sweeter than sugar and contributes less than 1 calorie per gram.
  • It looks and tastes like honey but resistant to digestion and hence contributes very low calories to the body.
  • It has excellent stability and quality taste.
  • It has been approved Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS).