Dextrose, also known as glucose, is a monosaccharide – a simple sugar that serves as an essential source of energy for living organisms. Its significance in food processing and manufacturing is rooted in its multifaceted functionalities and widespread availability, making it a cornerstone in the food industry.

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Dextrose is a versatile ingredient with a wide range of applications contributing to flavor, texture, and overall product quality. It is used as a natural sweetener in soft drinks, juices, sports drinks, candies, desserts and baked goods. It is also commonly used in dairy products, beverages, processed meats, canned and frozen foods, and more. It is an extremely versatile ingredient with limitless applications.

Dextrose adds sweetness to products, acts as a browning agent in baked goods, a fermentable carbohydrate for yeast contributing to dough rise and texture development, a humectant in processed meats, a preservative in canned and frozen foods, and as a bulking agent.

Appearance: White, odorless, crystalline powder.

Sweetness: Dextrose is approximately 70% as sweet as sucrose (table sugar).

Solubility: Highly soluble in water.

Particle Size: Variable – fine powder to granulated form, depends on required application.

American International Foods, Inc. is a leading dextrose supplier with an additional full service portfolio of over 2500 food and beverage ingredients. We offer one of the most extensive lines of food and beverage ingredients distributed to manufacturers and processors in the food, beverage, pet food, health and nutrition sectors. With a strategic nationwide warehouse network, we can supply your business in an efficient manner at a low cost. Our passion for delivering innovative solutions and developing unique partnerships allows us to ensure that we meet customers’ unique needs and help them solve complex problems.