Sorbitol, which is a sugar alcohol, is produced from glucose syrup originated from wheat and/or maize. Our portfolio contains liquid Sorbitol with the name Meritol® and crystalline / powder Sorbitol with the name Merisorb®.
The product is used as a base ingredient, sweetener and humectant in cosmetics and pharmaceuticals e.g. tablets/pills, toothpastes, cough syrups or mouthwashes. Also in the food industry the product is used and listed as a food additive with the number E 420. As an alternative for Glycerin, Sorbitol can be used in various technical applications such as textile auxiliaries and polyurethanes.
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