The chemical name of Neotame is N-[N-(3, 3-dimethylbutyl-L-α-aspartyl] -L-phenylalanine 1-methyl ester.
Properties: White crystalline powder, containing about 4.5% crystalline water
Melting point: 80.9-83.4℃
Specific rotation: -39.8°.
Solubility: The solubility of neotame in water at room temperature (25℃) is 12.6 g/l, which can fully meet the normal production needs.
What is Neotame?
Neotame is a new type of sweetener, chemical name is N-[N-(3, 3-dimethylbutyl-) -L-α-aspartyl-l-phenylalanine 1-methyl ester, white crystalline powder, containing about 4.5% of the crystalline water, melting point of 80.99-83.4 ℃, is a new type of high-power sweetener and flavor enhancement agent. Represents the latest achievement of the highest level in the development of powerful sweeteners.
Neotame is a high-intensity sweetener that creates delicious sweet products while reducing or eliminating the use of sugar. Its versatility makes it ideal for many different applications to meet the growing consumer demand for zero – or low-calorie product alternatives.
Application and characteristics:
As a Functional sweetener, neotame has no adverse effects on human health and provides beneficial regulatory or facilitative effects. It was approved for use in all food and beverage products by the FDA on July 9, 2002. Ministry of Health of the People’s Republic of China in 2003 No. 4 announcement also officially approved Neotame as a new food additive variety, applicable to all kinds of food production.