Consumers are very aware of the health benefits of a higher fiber intake; however, it is often unknown that different fibers have various advantages.
PEKTOS BF Sugar Beet Fiber, produced from sugar beet pulp after the sugar extraction, has a low residual sugar content of less than 5%. The fiber is a mix of insoluble and soluble fiber, the insoluble part is mainly hemicellulose, and the soluble component is pectin.
Several clinical studies with sugar beet fiber describe its advantages for the human body. On top of these, it has functional properties, e.g., prolonging freshness in bread and reducing frying losses in minced meat due to its thermostable water holding.
Read more about digestive health, weight management and health claims in our Application Data Sheet.