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Acesulfame Potassium

Also Known As : Ace K
Technical Name : Acesulfame potassium


Taste Profile

It is sweet in taste. It has a slightly bitter after-taste.

Common names and forms

  1. Acesulfame K
  2. Artificial Sweetener (INS 950)
  3. Sweetener E-950(Acesulfame Potassium)


Acesulfame K is an artificial sweetener. It is widely used in food beverages, dairy products, ice cream,salad dressings and many more food products. It is a calorie-free sweetener.

Health benefits

  • It helps in weight loss.(1)
  • It is used in the management of diabetes.(1)
  • It lowers the risk of tooth decay.(1)

Selection Guide

It is available packed so check the expiry date before purchasing the product.


Overconsumption of Acesulfame K can cause tumors and increase in cholesterol level.(2)

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