Ingredient Innovators Combine Meltec® Soluble Fiber and Incredo® Sugar to Substantially Reduce Sugar Content in Food Products
The partnership between Hi-Food and DouxMatok addresses one of the most common challenges of existing solutions on the market — maintaining sweetness and other sugar functionalities while avoiding the aftertastes often associated with sugar substitute bulking solutions and addressing other missing sugar functionalities. Research and application development teams at both companies have been working together for over a year to test Incredo® Sugar and Meltec® in combination as pillars to full nutritional solutions in various applications.
Together, we can provide a full nutritional platform that delivers the scalability and functionality needed for food developers and food production, and the sweetness and mouthfeel that consumers have come to expect.
With Meltec® + Incredo® Sugar, food companies can:
Recognized as a special mention in the 'Best Inventions of 2020' by TIME, Incredo® Sugar is the flagship product of DouxMatok, a global food-tech company pioneering the development of efficient nutrition and flavor technologies and enabling tastier and healthier consumption of foods. Incredo® Sugar is a first-of-its-kind, sugar-based sugar reduction solution that improves the efficiency of sugar delivery to the sweet taste receptors and enhances the perception of sweetness enabling substantial sugar reduction without compromising taste, mouthfeel, or texture. Based on real cane sugar, this breakthrough, patented sugar reduction solution enables food manufacturers to develop delicious, better-for-you formulations that deliver great taste experiences and enhance nutritional values of sweet food products while reducing sugar. When using Incredo® Sugar, it is possible to reduce 30%-50% of the sugar levels in a wide range of food and snack products while retaining consumer preferences. For more information, please visit incredosugar.com.
Meltec® – award winning and patented – semi-solid innovative ingredient is rich in fiber and guarantees excellent texturing and bulking properties without sweetening. Produced in Italy by Hi-Food, this ingredient made by ingredients of natural origin (corn and chickpeas) is neutral in taste and smell and has less than 1% of sugars. Apparently similar to honey or glucose syrup, Meltec® is suitable for all sugar-free / low-sugar applications, acts as a humectant, texturizing, thickening, filling, cryoprotectant agent and reducing freezing point in a wide range of foods: typical applications include bars, granolas, cakes, ice-creams, sauces and fillings. Obtained from traditional physical processes specially developed by Hi-Food, Meltec® it is always available: no stock shortages and great natural performances!