Citrus Fibre

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Direct Delivery

This is an ingredient we can directly deliver from our supplier to you for commercial reasons, or is necessary due to special product requirements.

Available in conventional quality. Enquire for more information on organic availability or alternatives.


Dietary Fibre


Food And Drink

Personal Care



Bag: 15 kg


525 kg (1 Pallet)

What is it?

Citrus fibre is a dietary fibre derived from the peels of citrus fruits such as oranges, lemons, limes, and grapefruits. Citrus peels are rich in pectin, cellulose, and hemicellulose.

It is a natural and sustainable ingredient that is increasingly used in food and beverage products for its various functional and nutritional benefits.

Appearance: Citrus fibre is an off-white powder with a neutral taste and odour.

Orange cut in half.
Selection of citrus fruits.


Water Binding Capacity: Citrus fibre has a high water-holding capacity, which helps retain moisture in food products. This is particularly useful in baked goods, meats, and sauces to prevent them from drying out and to maintain a desirable texture.

Emulsion Stability: Citrus fibre helps to blend and stabilize mixtures of oil and water. This is beneficial in products like salad dressings, mayonnaise, and creamy sauces, where a stable emulsion is essential.

Texture Enhancement: Improves the texture and mouthfeel of various products.

Nutritional Enrichment: Adding citrus fibre increases the dietary fibre content of foods, contributing to improved digestive health.

Fat Replacement: Citrus fibre can mimic the mouthfeel and texture of fats, allowing for the reduction of fat content, making it a useful ingredients in low-fat formulations.


  • Baked Goods
  • Beverages
  • Dairy and Dairy Alternatives
  • Meat-based Products
  • Sauces and Seasonings