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Sweetener for enjoyment without sugar

Supplier of Acesulfame-K

Acesulfame-K is a calorie-free sweetener and at the same time 200 times sweeter than traditional household sugar. It is heat resistant and does not lose its sweetness either in cooking or baking. This sweetener is deemed to be safe, compatible and protective of teeth since it does not encourage caries formation. It is produced synthetically. To optimise dosage and taste, Acesulfame-K is often combined with Aspartame or Sucralose.

Acesulfame-K (Acesulfame Potassium) is used in the processing industry for table-top products, confectionery, drinks, foodstuffs, oral hygiene and medicines such as

  • sugar-free/energy-reduced confectionery
  • sugar-free chewing gum
  • sugar-free/energy-reduced drinks
  • sugar-free/energy-reduced jams/jellies, fruit/vegetable conserves, gourmet salads, sauces, desserts, spreads for bread
  • sugar-free oral hygiene and
  • sugar-free medicines

Acesulfam- K is a sweetener based on sulfamate which has been used in the European Union since 1994. It is one of only eleven sweeteners that is approved for use in foodstuffs throughout the continent. Its unique characteristics make it a high-performance sugar substitute for a large number of applications.

ACT is your reliable trading partner and distributor for high-quality Acesulfame-K, also known as Ace K. This sweetener is especially suitable for the processing and production of end products in the foodstuffs, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries and for technical applications.

We at ACT supply only the best raw materials in certified quality. Here we guarantee you that every step in the production process is carried out with care. At ACT you can be sure that the entire production chain through to dispatch is of the highest quality.

Other names
Acesulfame Potassium, Ace K, ACK, E950

Acesulfame-K is extracted from derivatives of acetoacetic acid and is a compound made of hydrogen, carbon, oxygen, potassium and sulphur.


  • 200 times sweeter than household sugar
  • No calories
  • Very good mixing properties and solubility
  • Stable at pH levels of 3-9
  • Heat resistant up to 230°C
  • In its pure form it does not lose its sweetness either in cooking or baking

EFSA recommended intake
ADI (Acceptable Daily Intake): 9 mg per kilogram of body weight

Available grades:
Acesulfame-K is a white crystalline powder which is suitable for various purposes depending on its granulation (< 1000 mm to < 100 mm).

  • Sunett® (food grade)
  • Sunett® (pharmaceutical grade)
  • Sunett® (NXT, REACH grade)
  • 20-100 mesh
  • 30-100 mesh

Shelf life
24– 60 months

25 kg cartons/drums