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Sweet news for low-sugar fruit spreads

Capitalising on the current ‘low-sugar’ trend, DuPont Nutrition & Health has developed GRINDSTED® Pectin PRIME 541, a product that allows food manufacturers to quickly and easily formulate reduced sugar fruit spreads.


The ingredients doesn’t require the addition of calcium, has an improved tolerance to heat and works in a range of fruit types, sugar levels and fruit levels.

“This product was developed in response to customer requests,” says Eva Lynenskjold, principal application specialist, Fruit Application, DuPont Nutrition & Health. “The improved formulation and process flexibility makes it possible, in a minimum amount of time, to develop and produce reduced sugar fruit spreads with outstanding quality, and at the same time reduce the number of pectin SKUs needed.”