Mannitol – can you safely replace sugar with it

What is Mannitol? Mannitol is a natural polyhydric alcohol that is found in many plants, such as seaweed, fungi and conifers. The term “alcohol” can be confusing because mannitol does not contain alcohol (ethanol). Mannitol can also be obtained synthetically. In this form, mannitol is used as a food additive. It gives it a sweet taste and binds moisture well. Discovery of […]