Nonnutritive sweeteners

Nonnutritive sweeteners

Nonnutritive sweeteners
chemical compound relative sweetness
(sucrose = 1) temperature and
pH stability
acesulfame K 130–200 yes bitter
aspartame 150–200 no* none
cyclamates 30–80 yes bitter, salty
saccharin 200–700 yes bitter, metallic
*An encapsulated preparation of aspartame has been developed for use in bakery products.
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Universalium. 2010.

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