Production name：Vitasweet® APM
English name: Vitasweet, APM
Chemical name: N-L-α-Aspartyl-L-Phenylalanine-1-Methyl Ester
Intensive sweetness,200 times as sweet as sucrose
in 3% solution
Clean sweetness without bitter, chemical or
Improving the taste profile
Effectively reduce the amount of calories in food
Used safely in any food and drink
Long-lasting perceivable sweet taste
Readily blending with most sweeteners to obtain
Ideal synergistic effect
In 1965,Aspartame was discovered
In 1981,FDA approved the use of Aspartame as tabletop sweeteners and flavor-improvers.
In 1981,Canada approved the use Aspartame in foods and beverage
In 1983, FDA approved the use of Aspartame in carbonated soft drinks.
In 1983, U.K. approved the use of Aspartame.
In 1986, China approved the use of Aspartame.
In 1988, Brazil approved the use of Aspartame.
In 1993, Aspartame was approved of use in confectioneries, baked foods, low-alcohol beer and all remaining nonalcoholic beverages.
In 1996, FDA approved Aspartame as a “general purpose” sweetener.
ADI of Aspartame set by FAO/WHO JECFA:40mg/kg body weight
ADI of Aspartame set by FDA: 50mg/kg body weight