At Sensus we can help you successfully launch your healthy, tasty food products. Join us in making the world healthier and get inspired by the possibilities of inulin!
What is inulin?
Inulin and oligofructose, also called fructo-oligosaccharides (FOS), belong to the class of fructan carbohydrates. Other synonyms for those healthy food ingredients are chicory root fiber and chicory root extract. Here the word inulin refers to all types of inulins, including oligofructose and chicory root fiber.
Frutafit® inulin and Frutalose® oligofructose are prebiotic, soluble dietary fibers with texturizing properties and a great taste that provide added health benefits. Frutafit® comprises a range of powdered inulin products with different technological properties. Frutalose® is partially hydrolyzed inulin: oligofructose. With these innovative ingredients, we believe that we can make the world a little healthier by helping you develop value-added products, ones that meet the growing consumer demand for healthy and tasty food and beverages worldwide.
Properties of Frutafit® and Frutalose®
Frutafit® inulin and Frutalose® oligofructose are prebiotic, soluble dietary fibers with both nutritional and functional properties. Click on the symbols below to learn more about the specific benefit.
Research & development
Inulin benefits consumer health and moreover has characteristics that can improve the technical properties of the food. In order to demonstrate this and inspire food manufacturers, extensive research has been conducted by Sensus into the nutritional and technical properties of inulin.