Xylitol makes for a great alternative sweetener, as it looks and tastes like sugar – a white, crystalline powder – but has 40% less calories and doesn’t raise blood sugar levels. Studies suggest that it has various important benefits, including improved dental health. This naturally occurring, ground-breaking, sugar-free sweetener can be found in small amounts in many fruits and vegetables. Fazer Xylitol is the first industrially produced xylitol from oat hulls and a great example of modern Nordic innovation at work.

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