Inulin

Inulin is a dietary fibre derived from the chicory root. It has prebiotic activity, low calorie content and low sweetening power.

Inulin is a dietary fibre derived from the chicory root. It has prebiotic activity, low calorie content and low sweetening power. It can be used to reduce sugar and fat recipes while
improving texture.

Properties: Filling agent, sweetener

Recommended for use: same application as powdered sugar.
Examples of typical uses: fat substitution in ganaches or creams, partial replacement of sucrose in sorbets and ice creams.
Sweetness: about 20% of that of beet or cane sucrose