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Is acesulfame-k vegan?

Acesulfame-k is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is acesulfame-k?

Acesulfame-K, also known as acesulfame potassium, is a calorie-free sweetener that is commonly used in the food and beverage industry. It is a white, crystalline powder that is approximately 200 times sweeter than sugar, yet does not have the same bitter aftertaste often associated with other artificial sweeteners. Acesulfame-K is stable under high temperatures, making it an ideal ingredient for use in baked goods and other processed foods. While some studies have raised concerns about potential health risks associated with acesulfame-K, it is generally considered safe for consumption by regulatory agencies around the world.

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