acesulfame-K

acesulfame-K

[as′əsul′fām]
a synthetic noncaloric sweetener marketed under the trademark Sunnette. It is approximately 200 times sweeter than sucrose. Heat does not affect its sweetening ability, an advantage over aspartame. Also called acesulfame potassium.

acesulfame-K,

n a synthetic non-nutritive sweetener.
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All feature both caloric and non-caloric sweeteners--HFCS, aspartame and acesulfame-K.
HYET Sweet was founded in 2009 and since then has specialised in the supply of sweeteners, which include: Aspartame, Sucralose, Acesulfame-K and Stevia.
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In 1987, CSPI urged the FDA not to approve acesulfame-K, but we were ignored.
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