Digestive Health & Overall Wellness

Polydextrose Syrup

Nexus Polydextrose stands out for its ability to improve product quality without compromising taste or appearance. Its low-calorie content makes it a perfect substitute for sugar, offering the same desirable mouthfeel and texture. Additionally, polydextrose is highly stable under various processing conditions, including acidic environments, ensuring its functional properties remain intact throughout the product’s shelf life.

Nexus Polydextrose is an effective ingredient for reducing sugar and calorie content in food and beverage products. It acts as a low-calorie bulking agent, providing only 25% of the calories of regular sugar, without compromising taste or mouthfeel.

As a complex carbohydrate, it is not digested by the body, contributing to lower caloric intake [3]. Nexus Polydextrose is used to replace sugar in various applications, including baked goods, beverages, and dairy products, helping to reduce overall sugar content while maintaining desired sweetness and texture [4].

Additionally, it supports better blood glucose management by reducing glucose peaks and postprandial insulin responses [2]. Its multifunctional properties make it a valuable component in health-conscious food formulations.

The growing health consciousness among consumers globally is driving the demand for reduced sugar and increased fiber in diets. Statistics reveal that 55% of consumers are actively avoiding sugars, while 52% seek to incorporate more fiber into their meals. Polydextrose addresses these demands by providing an easy-to-use ingredient that supports digestive health and aids in managing blood glucose levels post-meal when used as a sugar replacement.

Nexus Polydextrose has high solubility which allows manufacturers to enhance fiber content in their products without causing undesirable chalky or grainy textures. This fiber’s exceptional stability means there is no need to adjust formulations for fiber loss, even in acidic conditions, leading to cost-effective production processes.

Nexus Ingredient has developed a hydrogenated modified version of Polydextrose syrup that is sugar free and eliminates the Maillard reaction of small molecule reducing sugar. This results in a white-colored product with a sweet taste and wider application range.

Sugar Free Polydextrose is easily soluble in water, with a solubility of 100%. It has a soft sweet taste and no special flavor, making it a versatile ingredient that can be used in a wide range of food and beverage formulations.

Polydextrose and Sugar Free Polydextrose comes in syrup and powder forms. 

Why Polydextrose Syrup?

Nexus Polydextrose has a variety of functionalities that make it a valuable ingredient in food and beverage formulations. Here are some of the key functions of Polydextrose syrup:

  • Bulking Agent: Polydextrose is used as a bulking agent in various food products, helping to add bulk without significantly increasing calorie content [1].
  • Sugar Replacement: It serves as an effective sugar replacer, providing the desired sweetness and mouthfeel while reducing the overall sugar content in foods [6].
  • Dietary Fiber: Classified as a soluble fiber, polydextrose contributes to dietary fiber intake, supporting digestive health and enhancing the nutritional profile of food products [4].
  • Prebiotic: Polydextrose functions as a prebiotic, promoting the growth of beneficial gut bacteria, which aids in maintaining a healthy digestive system [2].
  • Stability: It is highly stable in both acidic and neutral environments, making it suitable for a wide range of food and beverage applications without compromising its functionality [6].
  • Health Benefits: Polydextrose helps in preventing obesity, regulating blood sugar levels, adjusting blood lipid levels, and promoting bowel regularity [5].
  • Calorie Reduction: It provides the texture and bulk of sugar with significantly fewer calories, making it ideal for low-calorie and weight management food products [6].

Nexus Polydextrose is a functional ingredient that offers a variety of health benefits. Its ability to promote digestive health, reduce the risk of cancer and heart disease, and regulate blood sugar levels make it a valuable ingredient for a wide range of food and beverage products. some of the key features and benefits of Sugar Free Polydextrose:


  • Low Sugar dietary fiber
  • Clean label
  • Natural and functional
  • Easily soluble in water (100% solubility)
  • Soft sweet taste with no special flavor


    • Nexus Polydextrose can be used as a replacement for sugar and fat in food formulations, while also improving the texture and taste of the final product. It can help to create a fresh, flavorful taste and is widely recognized as a good source of dietary fiber.
    • Nexus Polydextrose is a prebiotic that can improve digestive tract health, supporting overall wellness.
    • Nexus Polydextrose has a low blood glucose response and does not require insulin for metabolism, making it suitable for diabetic patients. It can also create a feeling of satiety, helping to control body weight and regulate carbohydrate intake.
    • Nexus Polydextrose is well-tolerated and can be used in a variety of food products due to its low heat, stability, and high tolerance characteristics. It is particularly useful in low-energy, high fiber, and other functional foods.
    • Nexus Polydextrose helps to regulate blood sugar levels, making it a valuable ingredient for individuals with diabetes or pre-diabetes
    • Nexus Polydextrose improves texture and mouthfeel in food and beverage products
    • Nexus Polydextrose reduces sugar content in food and beverage products, making them healthier and lower in calories
    • Provides a source of water-soluble dietary fiber, which is important for overall health and wellness

Nexus Polydextrose maintains its stability during both processing and storage, ensuring that its fiber benefits are preserved even under heat treatment. This exceptional resilience makes it a versatile ingredient suitable for numerous applications. It effectively integrates with both conventional and high-intensity sweeteners, enhancing product texture and flavor to achieve an ideal taste profile.

    • Baked Goods: Polydextrose is used to improve texture and increase fiber content in various baked products such as breads, cakes, and cookies. It helps reduce sugar and calorie content while maintaining desirable mouthfeel [2].

    • Beverages: It is added to beverages to enhance fiber content without affecting taste and texture. This includes soft drinks, juices, and nutritional drinks [2].

    • Confectionery: Polydextrose is used in candy and chocolate to provide bulk and reduce sugar content, contributing to lower-calorie confectionery options [2].

    • Dairy Products: It is incorporated into yoghurts and other dairy products to improve texture and add prebiotic benefits, supporting digestive health [4].

    • Ice Cream: Polydextrose enhances the texture and stability of ice cream while lowering fat and calorie content, making it a popular ingredient in low-fat and reduced-calorie ice creams [2].

    • Salad Dressings: It is used to maintain texture and reduce the calorie content of salad dressings without compromising on taste [2].

    • Reformed Meat Products: Polydextrose helps retain moisture, texture, and shelf life in reformed meat products, such as sausages and deli meats, enhancing their overall quality [5].

    • Nutritional Supplements: It is added to health and nutrition supplements to increase fiber content and support overall digestive health [1].

    • Chocolate: Polydextrose can replace sugar in chocolate formulations, providing bulk and maintaining the desired texture while reducing the calorie content [2]

Polydextrose Syrup is




Nexus Polydextrose by Nexus Ingredient is an exciting new ingredient that offers a range of benefits for food and beverage manufacturers. Its health care function, sugar free low-calorie sweetening properties, and high fiber content make it a versatile ingredient that can be used in a wide range of applications. Nexus Polydextrose is a valuable ingredient for any food or beverage product development project.

It can be used in supplements, meal replacements, yogurt, ice cream, milkshakes, baby food formulations, candy, jelly, frozen drinks, beverages, soft drinks, energy drinks, sports drinks, jam, baked goods and many more… 


Packing Options

Product Name Pack Sizes
Nexus Polydextrose Syrup 1,300kg IBC
Nexus Polydextrose Syrup 20kg Pail
Nexus Polydextrose Powder 25kg Bag
Nexus Sugar Free Polydextrose Syrup 1,300kg IBC
Nexus Sugar Free Polydextrose Syrup 20kg Pail
Nexus Sugar Free Polydextrose Powder 25kg Bag
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