The international confectionery market is booming. There are many new developments going on in terms of:


  • Healthiness;
  • No artificial additives;
  • Products with higher fruit content;
  • Allergen free;
  • Vegan;

Due to these developments the amount of innovation on: soft dried fruits , fruit jellies and fruit pieces is rapidly increasing. With these kind of products the following technical challenges can occur:


  • Prevent stickiness;
  • Simple coating (processability);
  • Easy to cut fruit pieces;
  • Avoiding sugar as coating for jellies;
  • Optimal sensorial properties;
  • Natural fruit-like texture;
  • Improved mouthfeel and taste;

Herbacel® AQ® Plus Citrus en Herbacel® AQ®Plus Apple are highly functional natural fruit fibres which are manufactured using freshly harvested, de-juiced and carefully dried fruits. These fibres are the optimal ingredients to tackle above challenges and to respond on the new developments in confectionery.

Curious about the possibilities in developing new concepts with these high functional fruit fibres?Feel free to contact us for more information and advice.


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