The actual taste of the new Diet Pepsi shouldn't be any different, but the sweetness could have longer shelf life with acesulfame
PepsiCo said in a statement Sunday that it was adding a "very small amount" of acesulfame
potassium "to ensure consistency with every sip.
In samples taken from four German rivers, concentrations of acesulfame
exceeded 2 [micro]g/L, whereas concentrations of sucralose, cyclamate, and saccharin were an order of magnitude lower.
Pepsi-Cola North America just launched Diet Pepsi Max, a zero-calorie cola (sweetened with a blend of aspartame and acesulfame
potassium; regular Diet Pepsi is sweetened solely with aspartame) with extra caffeine (46 milligrams per 8 fluid ounces compared to 24 milligrams in regular Diet Pepsi) and a touch of ginseng extract.
Diet" soda pops are sweetened with artificial sweeteners including aspartame, sucrose and acesulfame
Q: I recently bought a diet soda that contains Sunette's sweetener, acesulfame
ST Ivel Shape Thick 'n' Creamy has 18 ingredients, including 11 additives: guar gum, aspartame, acesulfame
K, citric acid, potassium sorbate, lutein, anthocyanins, beta carotene, ascorbic acid.
Among the newest artificial sweeteners are sorbitol, xylitol, sucralose, and acesulfame
Discovered in 1967, Acesulfame
K was thoroughly tested for untoward effects for 15 years before being submitted for FDA approval.
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Artificial Sweeteners in US$ Thousands by the following major Product Classes: Aspartame, Acesulfame
Potassium, Saccharin, Sucralose, and Others.
The most common sweeteners used in foods in the UK are: acesulfame
K, aspartame, saccharin, sorbitol, sucralose, steviol glycosides and xylitol.
Focus on added sugars is also resulting in more use of other zero-calorie sweeteners to help keep caloric content down, notably sucralose and acesulfame