Acesulfame K

Characteristics and properties

Chemical Class:Potassium salt
Relative Sweetness:200 times sweeter than sugar
Taste:Rapid onset with a good quality sweetness
Stability:Good stability during storage and processing; stable to heat, pH and shear conditions
Solubility:Readily soluble
Safety:Safe
ADI:15mg/kg body weight
Approval:Widely approved internationally, including the European Community, the USA and South Africa
Applications:Soft drinks
Dairy products
Canned products
Baked goods
Pharmaceutical products
Tabletop sweeteners
Confectionery
Fruit-based products
Sauces
 
Advantages:Excellent stability
No kilojoules
Tooth friendly
Suitable for diabetics
Synergistic with other sweeteners
Widely approved internationally

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