in the 1960s, isomalt is made from sucrose and looks much like table
sugar. It is white, crystalline and odourless. Isomalt is a mixture
of two disaccharide alcohols—gluco mannitol and gluco sorbitol.
Products made with isomalt have the same texture and appearance as those
made with sugar.
Because the same amount of isomalt is used in products as would be used
if they were sweetened with sugar, isomalt containing products have
the same appearance and texture as those made with sugar.
in boiled sweets, toffee, lollipops, fudge, wafers, cough drops, throat
lozenges, and a wide variety of other products.