Welcome to the Pectin
Our website is the definitive information resource for pectin, a safe and natural ingredient that is used today to enhance a wide range of food and beverage, healthcare and personal care products.
IPPA is proud to represent the global pectin industry. Our members are the world’s leading producers of pectin, a natural, plant-based ingredient found in fruit that has been safely used for almost 200 years to enhance the texture and quality of food.
What is Pectin?
Pectin is a natural fibre found in apples and citrus fruits, including oranges, lemons and limes. It is used to make a wide range of food and beverage products, where it offers natural gelling, thickening and stabilizing properties. Pectin is the perfect ingredient for creating consumer-friendly products with natural appeal. It is completely safe, highly functional, very versatile and extremely cost-effective. It’s easy to see why so many food & beverage companies – and consumers – put their trust in pectin.
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We’ve created a number of factsheets packed with information about pectin. They’re all free to read and download.