Aspartame is a low-calorie sweetener made from two amino acids — the building blocks of proteins — just like those found naturally in everyday foods such a milk, cheese, meat, eggs and fish. It is digested by the body exactly the same way as these other protein foods, which means aspartame brings nothing new to the body. Due to its sugar-like taste and no lingering or metallic after-taste, it is an excellent low-calorie sweetener perfect for developing zero or low calorie food and beverages. Plus, aspartame is tooth- and diabetic-friendly because it is made from parts of protein rather than carbohydrates. With governments worldwide encouraging the public to reduce their sugar intake, aspartame’s role in our diets is increasingly important.
Customer Benefits of AminoSweet® Aspartame
Due to its sugar-like qualities, aspartame provides the same taste as sugar at a much lower cost.
Aspartame is the most used sweetener globally due to its clean taste and excellent sweetening capability.
Ajinomoto's aspartame is of the highest quality and wonderfully sweetens in many applications.
Food and drinks sweetened with aspartame allow people with diabetes to enjoy the pleasure of sweet taste without the sugar. Aspartame has no impact on insulin and blood glucose levels.
Clean Sugar-Like Taste
Due to its significantly similar taste profile to sugar, aspartame is an excellent sweetening solution. It is unique in that it can deliver sugar-like sweetness when used alone without complex taste-modification technology.
Naturally Digested & Metabolized
Aspartame is the only alternative sweetener that is metabolized by the body the same way as all other food.
Additional details about AminoSweet® Aspartame
Approved in more than 135 countries, and by leading regulatory authorities including:
- World Heath Organization (WHO)
- United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA)
- European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
- Joint Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA)