acesulfame potassium

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a·ce·sul·fame potassium

A white crystalline powder, C4H4KNO4S, having a taste about 200 times sweeter than sucrose, used as a calorie-free sweetener. Also called acesulfame K.

[Alteration of earlier acetosulfam (perhaps influenced by aspartame) : aceto- + sulf(o)- + am(ine).]
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Reported sweeteners were sucralose, acesulfame-potassium, and aspartame.
Acesulfame-potassium (Sunnett, Sweet One); This product is made from acetoacetic acid (otherwise known as vinegar) and has a molecular structure similar to saccharin.
Client understanding is further complicated because packaging for products that contain sugar replacers often also contain calorie-free, intense sweetener such as aspartame, acesulfame-potassium or saccharin is an ingredient.
Both are sweetened with acesulfame-potassium and sucralose (either of which would disqualify them from a Best Bite).
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free of acesulfame-potassium, sucralose, or monk fruit extract.