May 06, 2006
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This sugar alcohol is used as a naturally occurring sugar substitute found in the fibers of many fruits and vegetables, including various berries, corn husks, oats, and mushrooms.

MOTW update:
April 09, 2018

Xylitol sugar substitute continues to be popular, so much so that Fortress Global Enterprises (North Vancouver, BC) has announced that it will build a wood-derived xylitol plant at its newly acquired pulp mill in Thurso, QU. 

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