Maltit (E965) is a polyhydric alcohol from the aldite class, obtained from starch and used as a sweetener and sweetener.

Due to the high sweetness of maltitol, it is usually used without adding other sweeteners in the production of sweets without sugar - sweets, gum, chocolate, baked goods and ice cream. In the pharmaceutical industry, it is used as a low-calorie sweet excipient, in particular, in the production of syrups (maltitic syrup)