Seeking soluble and insoluble fibers without digestive intolerance

Desired outcome

We are looking to identify innovative soluble and insoluble fibers that can be used as bulking agents in various food and snack formats to allow for reduction of sugars, fats and other ingredients to develop great tasting lower sugar or fat products

Mondelez International

Details of the Innovation Need

As part of our ongoing efforts to making the right snack for the right moment, we are exploring natural ingredients that can be alternatives to fats and sugars, while maintaining the taste and texture that consumers love

Requirements

  • Food appropriate (microbiological & toxins) Can replace sugar providing the same physical end product Non-laxating clean label Kitchen logic They minimally absorb both water and oil and are either less than 30 microns in size or can be milled down to this size Cost similar to sugar (e.g 2-3 times) Naturally occuring materials

Possible solution areas

  • Can be extracts or co-products of e.g. agricultural streams Can be compound or composite materials

Discarted solutions

  • Commercially available sugars on inert carriers. Fibers that absorb substantially more than their own weight of oil

Related Keywords

  • Industrial Technologies
  • Agriculture and Marine Resources
  • Agrofood Industry
  • Technologies for the food industry
  • Food Additives/Ingredients/Functional Food
  • Food Technology
  • Sustainability
  • Food and feed ingredients
  • Foodstuffs Intended For Special Nutritional Uses
  • fibers
  • oligosaccharides
  • proteins
  • bulking agent
  • sugars
  • polysaccharides

About Mondelez International

Mondelēz International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDLZ) is an American multinational confectionery, food, and beverage company based in Illinois which employs approximately 80,000 individuals around the world.

Our Purpose
Our purpose is to empower people to snack right. We will lead the future of snacking around the world by offering the right snack, for the right moment, made the right way.

Our Brands
We’re leading the future of snacking with iconic brands such as Oreo, belVita and LU biscuits; Cadbury Dairy Milk, Milka and Toblerone chocolate; Sour Patch Kids candy and Trident gum.

Our People
Our 80,000+ colleagues around the world are key to the success of our business. Our Values and Leadership Commitments of Love our Consumers and Brands, Grow Every Day, and Do What's Right shapes our culture – what we believe in, stand for, and what guides our actions and decisions. Great people and great brands. That’s who we are.

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