Uses: Maltitol is occasionally in some of Isomalt, E953, plus used in confectionery, dried fruits, low-joule foods, chocolate, jam, ice cream.
Can cause intestinal gas and cramping, but some people may find themselves with diarrhoea.
Laxative in high concentrations. Studies have shown it can drastically increase blood sugar levels.
Description: As with Mannitol and Sorbitol, Maltitol is also a glucose based sugar alcohol and is used as a humectant, artificial sweetener base, bulking agent, base for essences.
Starch decomposed with digestive enzymes which has been hydrogenated.
E965 Maltitol and Maltitol Syrup