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Acesulfame is a synthetically produced sweetener. The substance consists of colourless crystals that are soluble in water. Acesulfame is 200 times sweeter than sucrose.
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Food additive (E 950)
flavor enhancer, sweetener
Acesulfame is nru approved for certain foods. These include:
energy-reduced and sugar-free drinks without alcohol and desserts (max. 350 mg/l)
energy-reduced and sugar-free confectionery (max. 500 to 1,000 mg/kg)
energy-reduced and sugar-free spreads, jams, marmalades, jellies (max. 1,000 mg/kg)
tinned sweet and sour fruit and vegetables, fish, sea and molluscs (max. 200 mg/kg)
delicatessen salads, mustard, sauces (max. 350 mg/kg)
Cabbage products from cereals or nuts (max. 350 mg/kg)
alcoholic beverages (max. 350 mg/kg)
In addition, the sweetener is used in toothpastes, mouthwashes and pharmaceuticals, among other things.