Pectin with high functionality

Pectin is a natural dietary fiber, which is found in apples and citrus fruits such as oranges, lemons and limes. It is used in the production of food, beverages, medical products and cosmetics, and it offers natural gelling, thickening and stabilizing properties. Being highly functional and very versatile pectin is the perfect ingredient to produce consumer-friendly and natural products.

At Herbstreith & Fox, the wide range of high-quality pectins are derived primarily from apple pomace and citrus peels. In order to ensure the highest quality and purity, the production process used to extract pectin from fruit requires a great deal of experience and careful handling.

Nearly any pectin application can be covered by one of Herbstreith & Fox’s already commercially available pectin varieties. The assortment of H&F Pectins is divided into

  • H&F Classic Pectin (incl. high, medium and low ester varieties)
  • H&F Amid Pectin
  • H&F Instant Pectin
  • H&F Combi Pectin

You can find more information about pectins from Herbstreith & Fox here.


Pectins are indispensable components of many different products today.

  • Beverages
  • Condiments
  • Confectionery
  • Dairy products
  • Fruit preparations
  • Jams and fruit spreads
  • Nutritional supplements
  • Plant-based dairy alternatives
  • Sorbet

You can find more information about pectin applications here.

Special and trendy applications with pectins

Do you have any questions or would you like individual advice? We will be happy to advise and inform you!