What is specialty production?

Fructooligosaccharides (FOS) and other oligosaccharides such as cyclodextrins are gaining wide attention for their health benefits, their usefulness as prebiotics and alternative sweeteners, and their function in many industrial applications.

With Novozymes, you can use enzymes to synthesize oligosaccharides from starch and inulin.

How can enzymes help?

You can use enzymes to make specialty sugars of varying lengths, configurations, and mono-components. 

Enzymes give you new flexibility to address a wide variety of applications.

starch and inulin

Learn more about producing FOS and cyclodextrins with enzymes

Novozymes Toruzyme® is the right tool for catalyzing the formation of alpha-, beta-, and gamma-cyclodextrins from starch, and producing cyclodextrins for a multitude of applications.


  • Enables synthesis of cyclodextrins from starch
  • Provides flexibility for a wide variety of applications


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