SODA-LO® Salt Microspheres  


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Food and Beverage


baked goods, bakery and snacks, breads, coating, crackers, snacks

Tate & Lyle’s SODA-LO® Salt Microspheres is a salt reducing ingredient that tastes, labels and functions like salt because it is salt!  With SODA-LO®, food manufacturers can reduce salt levels by 25 to 50 percent in various applications without sacrificing taste. 

SODA-LO® Salt Microspheres is created using a patented technology that turns standard salt crystals into free-flowing crystalline microspheres.  These smaller, lower-density crystals efficiently deliver salty taste by maximizing surface area relative to volume. SODA-LO® makes it possible to enjoy the same salt taste while consuming lower levels of salt.  Because SODA-LO® is made from salt, it has none of the bitter aftertaste or off-flavours associated with some other salt compounds or substitutes. 

SODA-LO®Salt Microspheres has been shown to work
well in a wide variety of foods including baked goods,
breading and coatings and salty snacks.  Work
continues to assess its suitability in a number of other applications. 

For more information about the health effects of Sodium, go to Tate & Lyle’s Food and Nutrition Science Centre

SODA-LO® wins at NuW Excellence Awards 2012 

Tate & Lyle’s ground-breaking, new salt-reduction ingredient, SODA-LO® Salt Microspheres, was recognized as the "Heart Health and Circulatory Innovation of the Year" and as the overall "Most Innovative Health Ingredient of the Year" from the NuW Excellence Awards, which recognize individuals and business for their exemplary work and contribution to the industry.

Read the press release here


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Tate & Lyle licensed SODA-LO® from Eminate Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of The University of Nottingham, UK, to commercialize it globally. Under the license agreement, Tate & Lyle assumes responsibility for commercialising the SODA-LO® salt reduction technology on a global basis including manufacturing, product development, sales and marketing.

The information contained on this site should not be construed as recommending the use of our product in violation of any patent, or as warranties (expressed or implied) of non infringement or its fitness for any particular purpose.  Prospective purchasers are advised to conduct their own tests, studies and regulatory review to determine the fitness of Tate & Lyle products for their particular purposes, product claims or specific applications.

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