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What is soluble tapioca fiber and why is it included?Updated 25 days ago

Soluble tapioca fiber, also known as tapioca syrup, is a type of dietary fiber derived from the cassava root, which is a starchy tuber native to South America. It is commonly used as a bulking agent, sweetener, and texture enhancer in gummy products.

In our gummies, soluble tapioca fiber serves several purposes:

  1. Texture Enhancement: It helps to improve the texture of the gummies, giving them a chewy and gummy-like consistency that consumers expect.

  2. Bulking Agent: It adds bulk to gummies without significantly increasing calorie content. This allows us to create the desired size and shape while reducing the overall sugar content.

  3. Sweetener: While it is not as sweet as traditional sugars, it can contribute some sweetness to gummy products, allowing for sugar reduction without sacrificing taste.

  4. Dietary Fiber Enrichment: Soluble tapioca fiber is a type of dietary fiber, which adds to the fiber content of the gummies. Fiber is important for digestive health and may offer other health benefits, such as promoting feelings of fullness and supporting healthy blood sugar levels.

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