Nutrasweet

(redirected from Nutrasweet Company)
Also found in: Dictionary.
An artificial sweetener that is a dipeptide ester of aspartic acid and phenylalanine, which was discovered in 1965 and approved by the FDA in 1983; it may be safer than saccharin except in patients with phenylketonuria
Adverse reactions Rare, with large amounts—mild depression, headaches, insomnia, loss of motor control, nausea, seizures, and possibly brain cancer

Nutrasweet

Aspartame, see there.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
This artificial fat is claimed by the NutraSweet Company to be the first and only all-natural fat substitute.
The NutraSweet Company may beg to differ with the above statement.
He was subsequently chosen to join the Monsanto Operating Council and led the integration of the NutraSweet Company with Kelco, forming an $800 million food and industrial ingredient firm, which became one of the largest industrial biotechnology companies, the NutraSweet Kelco Company.
Earlier in his career Solomon worked in the food industry for 14 years in various executive positions including senior vice president, Corporate Services at Silliker Laboratories Group Inc and vice president of Sales and Marketing for the Food Ingredients Division of The NutraSweet Company.
A longtime player in artificial sweeteners, Chicago, IL-based NutraSweet Company has decided to enter the natural sweetener arena with a new tabletop product to be launched next year.
An effective application of retail quality evaluations as part of a TQM program is evident at The NutraSweet Company, Deerfield, Ill.
Simplesse, an additive developed by the NutraSweet Company, is made largely from milk or egg protein, and is being used in fat-free frozen ice-cream-like desserts.
The technologists then turned to Simplesse [R] all-natural fat replacer from The NutraSweet Company to give the product a softer, more dippable texture.
Several months ago, the NutraSweet Company made headlines when it announced Simplesse, an "all-natural fat substitute" that could be used to make ice cream, thick dips and creamy dressings--all with just a fraction of the usual number of calories.
Simplesse is supplied by The NutraSweet Company of Deerfield, Ill.
Previously, he was Chief Executive Officer of The NutraSweet Company, Specialty Foods, and Stella Foods, as well as President of Kraft Foods frozen meals division.
Study subjects were identified through: 1) consumers complaining to the NutraSweet Company (major supplier of aspartame); 2) advertisements placed in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology and Annals of Allergy; 3) letters sent to approximately 4700 allergists in the U.