Food additive--acesulfame potassium


Release time:

2023-11-10

Acesulfame potassium is a food additive with the chemical name acesulfame potassium, also known as A-K sugar. It appears as a white crystalline powder. It is an organic synthetic salt with a taste similar to sugar cane. It is easily soluble in water and slightly soluble. It is based on alcohol and is the fourth generation synthetic sweetener in the world. Acesulfame potassium is one of six artificial sweeteners approved for use, along with sucralose, saccharin, aspartame, neotame and avantame. Acesulfame potassium is 200 times sweeter than sugar but has zero calories.

Acesulfame K application areas
my country's "National Food Safety Standards - Standards for the Use of Food Additives" (GB 2760-2014) stipulates that acesulfame potassium can be used in the following three major industries, but it is not allowed to be used in preserved fruit products.

Food Industry
In food, acesulfame potassium is used in almost all sweet products such as beverages, candies, preserves, pastries, ice cream, jams, puddings, baked goods, table sweet buns, and dairy products. Since it contains no calories and does not participate in human metabolism, it is especially suitable for diabetics or people who are looking for low-energy healthy food.

 

 

Pharmaceutical Industry
Acesulfame K is used as a sweetener in medicine. Such as syrup preparation, sugar-coated tablets, bitter medicine masking agents, etc.

Cosmetics industry
Acesulfame potassium can be used as a flavoring agent and is masked in cosmetics. It can also be used with toothpaste, lipstick, lip balm and mouthwash.

Advantages of acesulfame potassium
1. Strong stability: chemical properties are stable and not prone to decomposition and failure; it does not participate in body metabolism and does not provide energy; it is non-cariogenic; it has good stability to heat and acid; and Acesulfame potassium is resistant to light and heat (can withstand 225°C) It is stable at high temperatures and has a wide range of pH values (pH=3-7). It is one of the most stable sweeteners in the world. It does not absorb moisture in the air and does not react with other food ingredients or additives when used. .

2. The sweetness is pure and strong, better than sucrose, the sweetness lasts for a long time, and it has obvious synergistic effect when combined with aspartame at a ratio of 1:1.

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