Dextrose syrups

Dextrose syrups

Product family: Liquid sweeteners
Brand name: Sirodex®
Labelling: Glucose syrup

Dextrose syrups are purified and concentrated, nutritive carbohydrate syrups with a sweet taste. They are glucose syrups that primarily contain dextrose, a crystallising monosaccharide, sweet and easily digestible. Dextrose syrups are also called hydrolysates.

Tereos Starch & Sweeteners is a leading European producer of liquid sweeteners with more than 100 years of experience. Tereos Starch & Sweeteners produces and supplies all grades of liquid sweeteners complying with customers’ requirements and meeting all market standards. Syrups are produced in a continuous production process and stored, which enables to react very quickly to orders and guarantees sweeteners supply within the shortest delay. Tereos Starch & Sweeteners's 6 liquid sweeteners production sites in Western Europe are located close to customers and are managed with an integrated, flexible and reliable organisation.

Visual aspect

They are transparent to light yellow, low viscous liquids.

Production process

They are obtained by the hydrolysis of starch.

Major characteristics

Glucose syrups Sirodex® have a mimimum dextrose content of 85% to 99% (on sugars dry substance). The dry substance of these low viscous syrups varies between 70 and 75%. Sirodex® syrups are sweet, easy to ferment and therefore often used as sugar replacer. Dextrose is a crystallising monosaccharide with a refreshing sweet taste (sweetening power of 70% that of sucrose).

Technological properties

  • Texture optimisation
  • Crispiness, crunchiness
  • Colour
  • Sweetness, balancing sweetness, sucrose replacement
  • Fermentation substrate

Nutrition & health properties

Energy supply / Source of nutritive saccharides (4 kcal/g)

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