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by 2021 with clean label
sugar-reduced chocolates

Clean & clear sugar reduction

Consumers are more and more conscious about their sugar intake and look for familiar ingredients. At Barry Callebaut, we developed a unique range of chocolates in which we replace added sugars by chicory root fiber. Clean ingredient list, rich in fiber and 100% delicious

Discover our 2 recipes:

  • Only 1% added sugar (dark and milk chocolate)
  • Without added sugar* (dark and milk chocolate), sweetened with a touch of stevia

*the ‘without added sugar’ claim can only be used in some APAC countries. Get in touch with our technical advisors for more information.

Sugar reduced chocolate tablets

But what is chicory root?

Chicory is a plant grown throughout Europe. Its roots are used to make caffeine-free coffee substitute, while its leaves make a great salad. Chicory root is made up of plenty of dietary fiber - inulin and smaller sugar chains of inulin - that we use in our recipe. While this fiber is technically a type of sugar and therefore has a sweet taste, it behaves differently as it has little to no impact on blood sugar levels. Instead, it acts as a prebiotic fiber that feeds your gut bacteria, for better digestion.

More fiber in your diet!

Recently, a number of nutritionists and public health advocates publicly called to increase one’s daily fiber intake from 25 to 30g by eating more fiber-rich foods. And food manufacturers picked it up, with 60% more product launches with a ‘high/source of fiber’ claim between 2014 and 2018 (source: Innova). So, why not indulging in your favorite chocolate treat while increasing your fiber intake?

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