What is it?

Here you will find the answers to the most commonly asked questions about Sweet One. For more detailed information, please visit the Calorie Control Council, an excellent source.

  • What is Sweet One?
    Sweet One is a brand of sugar substitute sweetened with acesulfame potassium, an intense sweetener that is 200 times sweeter than sugar. Sweet One offers an alternative for people who are limiting their intake of sugar.

  • What is acesulfame K?
    Discovered in 1967 by Hoechst AG, acesulfame potassium - or acesulfame K - is a high-intensity, non-caloric sweetener. It is approximately 200 times sweeter than sugar. Acesulfame K is not metabolized by the body and is excreted unchanged.

  • What is the caloric content of Sweet One?
    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) classifies Sweet One as containing zero calories because the number of calories per one serving (less than four calories) is nutritionally insignificant.

  • How is Sweet One used?
    Sweet One is ideal for tabletop use and is soluble in hot and cold beverages. Since it remains stable when heated, Sweet One can also be used in cooking and baking.

  • What is the shelf life of Sweet One?
    Sweet One neither loses its sweetness nor decomposes during storage, which makes it safe to consume even after many years. It is recommended to store Sweet One under cool and dry conditions. Storing the product in a hot and humid environment may result in caked and discolored product. However, the product will still maintain its sweetness and will be safe to consume.

  • Is Sweet One kosher?
    Yes. Sweet One is considered kosher and parve by the Union of Orthodox Rabbis. It is not considered kosher for Passover.

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