Low Calorie Sweeteners
Aspartame
Chemical Name:N-L-alpha-Aspartyl-L-phenylalanine-1-methyl ester
Molecular Formula:C14H18N2O5
Molecular Weight:294.31

Molecular Structure:

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Description:

Aspartame is a high intensity sweetener also identified as N-L-alpha-Aspartyl-L-phenylalanine-1-methyl ester. It is a dipeptide composed of two amino acids, L-aspartic acid and L-phenylalanine. These constituents are found in everyday foods and are metabolized by the human body. Niutang Aspartame has a clean sweet taste that is approximately 200-300 sweeter than sugar. It is ratified for use in over 130 countries and regions around the world. Aspartame can be found in over 4000 different types of food and beverages.

Suggested Usage/Applications:

  • ▶ Fruit Juices

  • ▶ Yogurt Drinks

  • ▶ Hot Cocoa Mixes

  • ▶ Carbonated Soft Drinks

  • ▶ Confectionaries

  • ▶ Table Top

  • ▶ Yogurt

  • ▶ Powdered Soft Drinks

Specification:

Test ItemSpecification
Appearance
White Crystal or Crystalline Powder
Purity (On dry basis)
98.0 % ~ 102.0%
Loss on Drying (105°C 4hr)≤ 4.5%
Residue on Ignition (sulfate)
≤ 0.2%
pH4.5 ~ 6.0
Specific Rotation[α]+14.5° ~ +16.5°
Arsenic≤ 3mg/kg
Heavy Metals (as Pb)≤ 10mg/kg
Transmittance
≥ 0.95

Niutang Aspartame meets all the requirements of the current FCC, USP/NF, JECFA, EP and JP.

Key Points

China’s largest aspartame producer

World’s largest aspartame AND sucralose producer

Local sales offices

GFSI

ISO 9001, 14001

Kosher

Halal

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FSSC22000

ISO 9001

SA 8000

ISO 14001

Kosher

Halal

BS-OHSAS18001