Able to replace or extend added pectin in fruit-based products, Fiberstar’s Natural Citrus Fiber Pectin Replacement, called Citri-Fi 100, has won this year’s Food Ingredients Europe Innovation Awards.
“Customers are actively looking for pectin replacement options due to the fluctuating pectin market conditions,” said John Haen, President & CEO, Fiberstar Inc. “Since the natural citrus fiber originates from the orange juicing process, our raw materials are derived from sustainable sources. As a result, we are able to provide our customers potential cost savings and stable supply.”
Fiberstar’s natural citrus fiber does not require a pre-hydration step or added calcium, and can be used in bakery and confectionery fillings, jams and jellies, fruit preparation for smoothies and fruit snacks.