The Types Of Sweeteners In Food Additives2020-03-17

Sweetener is one kind of food additives which is widely used in food industry. Stevioside plays an important role in food processing

Food additives are known as the soul of the modern food industry. The appearance of food additives has many benefits to food processing, such as preventing spoilage, improving organs, maintaining nutrition, and facilitating supply.
As a kind of food additive, the sweetener is also widely used in the fields of food processing, health, and baking.
The category recognized by the food industry is divided into natural sweeteners and synthetic sweeteners.
Natural sweeteners, as the name suggests, are derived from natural sources, usually from plants. So far it is known that the extracts of natural sweeteners include steviol glycosides and licorice.
Synthetic sweeteners are synthesized through modern biochemical technology. Synthetic sweeteners including sodium saccharin and aspartame (also known as Spartan).
Although there are many types of sweeteners, in terms of nutritional value and application, Stevioside can stand out as the "king of sweeteners".
In terms of sweetness, Stevioside is 200-300 times sweeter than sucrose. Last but not least, the Stevioside sugar contains phytochemical ingredients quercetin, kaempferol, apigenin and chlorogenic acid, all of which help the heart health and control weight.