Aspartame uses and application

Uses and application overview

Aspartame can be used in a multitude of food and beverage systems. Aspartame has been approved world-wide for food, beverage, and/or tabletop sweetener use in approximately 100 countries. In 1996 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved aspartame as a general purpose sweetener that can be used in all foods and beverages, including products such as syrups, salad dressings and snack foods.
Aspartame is also combined with other artificial sweeteners like Acesulfame Potassium, Sucralose, Sodium Saccharin, Sodium Cyclamate and so on in the use of food and drink products.
Aspartame provides the sweetness and flavor enhancements in such food products …
Bakery Products
Beverages
Cereals
Confections
Dairy
Dry Mixes
Fruit-based products
Ready-to-eat Dessserts
OTC Pharmaceuticals
Salad Dressings
Sauces
Snack Foods
Syrups
Table-top

Aspartame used in beverage

Aseptic drinks
Carbonated drinks
Still/RTD beverages
Coffee – instant and syrups
Malt beverages
Teas
Alcoholic beverage ( < 7% alcohol)
Aspartame Product Formulations
Beverage Mixes, Beverage Mixes with Sucrose, Juice Beverages, Carbonated Soft Drinks, Still/RTD Beverages
beverages with aspartame

Aspartame used in confections

Breath mints and hard candies
Chewing gum
Nougart, caramel and toffee
Gelled candies and fruit chews
Chocolate coatings and toppings
Product Formulations
Hard Candies & Breath Mints, Nougart, Caramel and Toffee, Gelled Candies and Fruit Chews, Chocolate Coatings
aspartame confection

Aspartame used in dairy foods

Ice cream and frozen yogurts
Frozen desserts and novelties
Milk and milk modifiers
Yogurts – spoonable
Beverage and powder mixes
Shakes
Product Formulations
Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurts, Frozen Desserts, Beverage Mixes, Beverage Mixes with Sucrose, Juice Beverages, Yogurts, Dessert Mixes, Dessert Mixes with Sucrose
dairyfoods with aspartame

Aspartame used in fruit base products

Juice and drinks
Spreads
Pie and bakery fillings
Toppings and syrups
Product Formulations
Beverage Mixes, Beverage Mixes with Sucrose, Juice Beverages, Gelled Candies and Fruit Chews, Chocolate Coatings
aspartame fruit based products

Aspartame used in OTC pharmaceuticals

Cough lozenges and throat soothers
Chewable tablets, multi-vitamins
Laxatives and fiber drinks
Dry cough mixes
Product Formulations
Cough Lozenges & Bulk Fiber
pharmaceutical with aspartame

Aspartame used in snack foods

Granola bars, rice cakes
Product Formulations
Hard Candies & Breath Mints, Dessert Mixes, Dessert Mixes with Sucrose
aspartame snack foods

Aspartame used in bakery foods

Finished cakes, cookies, muffins, pies and pie crusts, brownies and cheescake
Frostings, icing, glazes and toppings
Sandwich creme and cookie filling
Baking mixes
Fruit pie and bakery fillings and toppings
Product Formulations
Chocolate Coatings, Gelled Candies and Fruit Chews, Hard Candies & Breath Mints, Dessert Mixes, Dessert Mixes with Sucrose
aspartame bakery foods

Aspartame used in syrups

Chocolate, caramel, fruit and table
Product Formulations
Chocolate Coatings, Gelled Candies and Fruit Chews, Hard Candies & Breath Mints, Dessert Mixes, Dessert Mixes with Sucrose
aspartame syrup products

Aspartame used in cereals

Ready-to-eat
Hot
Product Formulations
Chocolate Coatings, Gelled Candies and Fruit Chews, Hard Candies & Breath Mints, Dessert Mixes, Dessert Mixes with Sucrose
aspartame cereal products

Aspartame used in dry mixes

Cocoa
Desserts – gelatin, puddings, toppings
Powdered soft drinks
Product Formulations
Chocolate Coatings, Gelled Candies and Fruit Chews, Hard Candies & Breath Mints, Dessert Mixes, Dessert Mixes with Sucrose
dry mixes aspartame

Aspartame used in red to eat desserts

Refrigerated gelatins and puddings
Baked goods
Product Formulations
Chocolate Coatings, Gelled Candies and Fruit Chews, Hard Candies & Breath Mints, Dessert Mixes, Dessert Mixes with Sucrose, Frozen Desserts
dessert with aspartame

Aspartame used in sauces

Barbecue
Other
Product Formulations
Chocolate Coatings, Beverage Mixes, Beverage Mixes with Sucrose, Still/RTD Beverages
aspartame sauces

 Aspartame Used in table top

Packets
Bulk
Tablets
Product Formulations
Chewable Tablets, Dessert Mixes, Dessert Mixes with Sucrose, Hard Candies & Breath Mints, Gelled Candies and Fruit Chews
tablets with aspartame