Since its launch in 1975, S500 has been a worldwide reference point for bread improvers. Artisans, as well as more industrialized bakers, see S500 as a high quality product that provides absolute security during all stages of the bread-making process, and one that helps them achieve proven and consistent superior-quality baked goods.

At Puratos, we have helped generations of bakers deal with a variety of challenges and now offer a range of S500 products to meet our customers needs.  Whether it’s challenges with dough tolerance, freshness, volume, shape, clean label, or delivering healthier finished products, we have you covered.  

S500 is a high quality multi-purpose improver providing you with great volume, dough tolerance and freshness in the production of all types of breads and rolls.

  • A multi-purpose improver based on unique emulsifiers and enzyme technology, directly produced by Puratos
  • Developed to improve product performance including volume, crust, crumb structure, shape and score/shred
  • Offers absolute peace of mind
  • Plant-based suitable solution
  • Kosher Pareve COR322
  • BRC Global Standard Certification

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Customer advantages
  • Absolute peace of mind: S500 shows its supremacy when bakery conditions go bad!
  • Consistent product quality each and every time
  • Versatile: use for any kind of process - direct, retarded fermentation, long fermentation, or short freezing
  • Applicable in any yeast raised product: crusty & soft rolls, white & wholemeal breads, croissants, …
  • Works well with all flour qualities
Consumer advantages
  • Improved freshness of baked products

Enriched wheat flour, Diacetyl tartaric acid esters of mono- and diglycerides, Calcium carbonate, Sunflower

oil, Ascorbic acid, Lipase, Xylanase, Amylase, L-Cysteine hydrochloride.


Usage rate / recipe:

2 % on flour weight (provides approximately 180 ppm of ascorbic acid when used at suggested rate)

Application / method:

Use in the production of breads and buns

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