Technical / White Paper
Formulating Nutritional Bars for Multiple Markets
The nutritional bar market has become a multimillion-dollar industry since they were introduced 30 years ago for athletes. Now nutritional bars are consumed by all kinds of consumers, and taste, texture and shelf stability have become increasingly important. Ingredion has a wide range of polyols that can be used in formulations to enhance taste and texture, increase shelf-life stability and help provide function and performance. They can also be used to replace or reduce sugar and calories. And to enhance your product’s nutritional profile, Ingredion also offers a portfolio of fibers and protein.