sucralose

13 mg per capsule

Sweet, like sugar”

Certified soft drinks flavour standard used to train professional tasters to recognize and scale the intensity of sweet character. Sweet taste is contributed to soft drinks by fruit sugars or sugar syrups. High intensity sweeteners are used in low calorie drinks. Sweet flavour is one of the five basic tastes and an important attribute in soft drinks. The material used in this flavour standard is sucralose, a high intensity sweetener which provides a close match to glucose and sucrose in terms of its flavour quality.

Food grade | free from sensory impurities | extensively tested | safe to smell and taste.

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Flavour standard information

Technical specification

Assessment
The best way to evaluate sweet taste in soft drinks is as follows. Take a little sample into your mouth. Move it around with your tongue for a few seconds then swallow it.
Amount of flavour per capsule
13 mg per capsule
Threshold
The flavour threshold of sucralose in soft drinks is 4.3 mg / l.
Origins
Sweet taste is contributed to soft drinks from sugars derived from fruits or sugar syrups. Artificial sweeteners such as aspartame and sucralose are used in low calorie drinks.
Importance
Sweet taste is ne of the five basic tastes and an important flavour attribute in soft drinks. The intensity and temporal profile of the sweetness is important, as is the absence of additional flavour nuances, such as bitterness.
CAS registry number
The CAS registry number fior sucralose is 56038-13-2.
Other names
  • 1,6-dichloro-1,6-dideoxy-β-D-fructofuranosyl-4-chloro-4-deoxy-α-D-galactopyranoside
  • 1',4,6'-trichlorogalactosucrose
  • trichlorosucrose
  • 4,1',6'-trichloro-4,1',6'-trideoxygalactosucrose
Remarks
Sucralose is used in this flavour standard. It is considerably sweeter than natural sugars such as glucose and fructose, but has a taste profile which is very similar to natural sugars.
Threshold distribution
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Capsules per pot
10
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