Yes, Tesco does sell xylitol. You can find it in the baking aisle near the sugar. It comes in a white plastic bag and is labelled ‘Tesco Pure Granulated Xylitol’.
What is xylitol?
Xylitol is a sugar alcohol that looks and tastes like sugar but has fewer calories. It’s used as a sweetener in many foods and drinks, including chewing gum, sweets, baked goods and soft drinks.
What are the benefits of xylitol?
Xylitol is good for your teeth and gums. It’s also low GI (glycaemic index), so it doesn’t cause spikes in blood sugar levels.
Is xylitol safe?
Yes, xylitol is safe for most people. However, if you have diabetes or are on a low-sugar diet, you should speak to your doctor before eating foods containing xylitol.
Yes, Tesco does sell xylitol.