Polydextrose is a synthetically derived polymer of glucose. It is a dietary fiber that is approved in most countries for use as a food ingredient.

Classified under the E number of E1200, is used to increase the dietary fiber content of food, replacing sugar, and reducing calorie contents.

Polydextrose is a versatile product, used in commercial beverages, cakes, candies, dessert mixes, breakfast cereals, gelatins, frozen desserts, puddings, and salad dressings.

It also exhibits certain prebiotic effects when consumed by living organisms. 

CAS Number : 68424-04-4

Chemical formula
Molar mass342.3 g/mol
Appearancewhite crystals