Sweet Facts about Acesulfame Potassium

Sweet Facts about Acesulfame Potassium

Benefits

The Benefits of Accesulfame Potassium at a Glance

  • Acesulfame Potassium is a high-intensity sweetener that is 200 times sweeter than sugar.
  • Acesulfame Potassium has a clean, sweet taste with a fast onset and no lingering aftertaste.
  • Acesulfame Potassium is calorie-free and suitable for diabetics.
  • Acesulfame Potassium is not metabolized by the body but is excreted unchanged.
  • Acesulfame Potassium does not promote tooth decay.
  • Acesulfame Potassium is sodium-free.
  • Acesulfame Potassium has rapid solubility.
  • Acesulfame Potassium is heat stable and can be used in cooking and baking.
  • Acesulfame Potassium is pH stable.
  • Acesulfame Potassium has a long shelf life.
  • Acesulfame Potassium can provide a synergistic sweetening effect when combined with caloric and non-caloric sweeteners (more sugar-like sweetness profile than single sweeteners).
  • Acesulfame Potassium shortens the lingering sweetness of sucralose and aspartame.
  • Acesulfame Potassium enhances and intensifies flavors.
  • Acesulfame Potassium is approved for use in foods, beverages and pharmaceutical products in over 100 countries around the world.
  • Acesulfame Potassium is safe for the general population.  Over 90 scientific studies have demonstrated the safety of Acesulfame Potassium.