Zùsto – The World’s First Sugar Without Sugar

Zusto BrandMegaChem (UK) hold stock to Zùsto, ‘the world’s first sugar without sugar’, this revolutionary sugar replacement has all the key qualities of sugar without the calories and impact on health.

These unique properties make Zùsto an ideal sugar substitute for diabetics, people who are obese and food and beverage manufacturers looking to improve the nutritional value of their product without impacting on taste and quality.

Benefits of Zùsto Sugar Substitute

Zùsto is derived from corn and chicory root, giving it several health benefits in comparison to sugar – the key benefits of Zùsto are:

  • Low caloric value with just 98 kcal per 100g
  • Up to 35 per cent fat reduction in products
  • Made from 100% naturally derived ingredients
  • Well suited for diabetics and those with obesity
  • Can replace sugar on a 1:1 ratio making for an easy switchover with no need to alter recipes
  • Zero carbs
  • Low glycemic index of 22
  • Identical structure and mouthfeel as sugar
  • GMO and gluten-free

Additionally, the composition of Zùsto means it’s naturally suitable for vegetarian and vegan diets; Kosher and Halal friendly products are also available by request.

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Applications of Zùsto

Zùsto can be used as a direct substitute of sugar on a 1:1 ratio, amongst other things, Zùsto’s applications in the food and beverage market include:

  • Chocolate
  • Fruit spreads and jams
  • Baked goods
  • Yoghurts
  • Coatings and icings
  • Ice creams and sorbets
  • Cereal and cereal bars
  • Cream fillings
  • Toothpaste
  • Dairy products
  • Soups and sauces
  • Spreads
  • Soft drinks
  • Sports foods

In addition to commercial and industrial food processing operations, Zùsto can be used in professional kitchens and in the home; with many chefs and kitchens adopting the product as their chosen sugar substitute.

Zùsto vs Sugar and Other Alternatives

As well as offering all the taste benefits that come with using sugar and other sugar alternatives, Zùsto offers improved structure and texture in finished products. Here’s how Zùsto compares with sugar, high-intensity sweeteners, sugar alcohols and leading brands of consumer alternatives:

High-Intensity Sweeteners

Taste and Sweetness Zùsto Sugar Stevia Aspartame Sucralose
Emphasising other tastes
Structural and textural agent
Caramelisation
Maillard Reaction
Structure and Texture Zùsto Sugar Stevia Aspartame Sucralose
Gelation
Stabilisation
Lower fat content in products
Caloric content (kcal / 100grams) 98 400 0 0 0
Glycemic response 22 100 0 0 0
Suitable for diabetics
Health and Wellbeing Zùsto Sugar Stevia Aspartame Sucralose
Absorption of calcium and magnesium
Relief of constipation
Reduction in blood cholesterol
The slowdown of glucose absorption
Stimulation of intestinal flora
Increase in stool frequency and mass
Improved lipid metabolism

 


Sugar Alcohols

Taste and Sweetness Zùsto Sugar Maltitol Erythritol
Emphasising other tastes
Structural and textural agent
Caramelisation
Maillard Reaction
Structure and Texture Zùsto Sugar Maltitol Erythritol
Gelation
Stabilisation
Lower fat content in products
Caloric content (kcal / 100grams) 98 400 240 0
Glycemic response 22 100 40 0
Suitable for diabetics
Health and Wellbeing Zùsto Sugar Maltitol Erythritol
Absorption of calcium and magnesium
Relief of constipation
Reduction in blood cholesterol
The slowdown of glucose absorption
Stimulation of intestinal flora
Increase in stool frequency and mass
Improved lipid metabolism

 


Consumer Alternatives

Taste and Sweetness Zùsto Sugar Canderal Splenda Sweet Low
Emphasising other tastes
Structural and textural agent
Caramelisation
Maillard Reaction
Structure and Texture Zùsto Sugar Canderal Splenda Sweet Low
Gelation
Stabilisation
Lower fat content in products
Caloric content (kcal / 100grams) 98 400 383 331 325
Glycemic response 22 100 0 0 0
Suitable for diabetics
Health and Wellbeing Zùsto Sugar Canderal Splenda Sweet Low
Absorption of calcium and magnesium
Relief of constipation
Reduction in blood cholesterol
The slowdown of glucose absorption
Stimulation of intestinal flora
Increase in stool frequency and mass
Improved lipid metabolism

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Zùsto vs Sugar

Zusto and Sweeteners

Zùsto vs leading sweeteners including Stevia, Aspartame, Sucralose, Acesulfame-k and Cyclamate

Quantities to Suit Any Operation

Because every environment requires different quantities, Zùsto is available in a range of different sizes:

  • Zùsto Gourmet – 1KG bag
  • Zùsto Granulated – 500g bag
  • Zùsto Gourmet, Frozen and Chocolate – 25KG bag
  • Zùsto Syrup – 25 LTR can

If you require something more bespoke to suit your operation, call MegaChem (UK) today on +44 (0) 1291 422747.

Wholesale Zùsto Sugar Substitute from MegaChem (UK)

At MegaChem (UK), we stock the full range of Zùsto products for both personal and commercial use. If you’d like to find out more, request samples or place an order – give one of our expert team a call today on +44 (0) 1291 422747 or fill out a contact form and we’ll get back to you.