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Give your confections a texture injection.
 

 A sweet feeling.

 

Trying to re-energise or develop new confections to gain market share? Are process limitations and ingredient costs and supply holding you back? Talk to the experts at Ingredion. Our line of specialty starches will enable you to add unique new textures to your confection products with formulations that don't include gelatin or gum Arabic.

 
 

 Products and services

 

Products and services

Get unique texture solutions - from an elastic gelatin-like texture to a soft, chewy feel - from these ingredients.
  • PERFECTAGEL™ MPT replaces gelatin in jelly and gummy candies. Another option to replace gelatin is PERFECTAMYL GEL MB, which provides that same clarity with a short texture.
  • Through our partnership with AVEBE, you can get a number of products that possess ideal qualities for the confections application. Great for chewy confections, AMYLOGUM EST gives off a chewy, elastic texture and is the perfect replacement to gum Arabic in fruit chews.
  • The HI-SET®, SUPERSET®  and ULTRA-SET® series gel rapidly to increase production and yield.
  • NU MOULD™ creates resilient and uniform moulds that allow for efficient depositing during the candy-making process.
  • CRYSTAL TEX™ dextrins replace gum Arabic and form clear, solution-stable films.
  • TEXTRA® and PURITY® GUM 539 provide novel textures in chewy candies.
  • DRY-FLO® - dusting starch for jelly candy.

 

 

 

 

 Applications

 

Applications

  • Jelly and gummy candy
  • Caramels
  • Chocolate
  • Marshmallows and aerated confections
  • Panning films and coatings
  • Chewy candy (toffee)

 

  

  

 

 Challenges

 

Challenges

  • Loss/degradation of texture and eating quality over shelf life
  • Development of high-quality, reduced-sugar confections
  • Achieving elastic gelatin-like textures
  • Reducing stoving times to increase production efficiency
  • Glossy and resilient films that resist cracking in panned applications

 

  

  

  

  

 

 Market trends

 

Market trends

  • Growth in natural and organic
  • Appealing to health-conscious consumers
  • Nutrient-fortified
  • Sugar-free
  • Targeting new products and new, focused demographics

 

  

  

 
 

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