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Canderel is a brand of artificial sweetener made mainly from aspartame. Canderel is marketed by The Merisant Company, a global corporation with headquarters in Chicago, Illinois, also Switzerland, Mexico, United Kingdom, and Australia.
- "Canderel granular" ingredients: maltodextrin, aspartame, acesulfame potassium, flavouring.
- "Canderel tablets" ingredients: lactose, aspartame, acesulfame potassium, leucine, cross-linked CMC, flavouring.
Canderel is said to be interchangeable with sugar in a 1 to 10 mass ratio.
Aspartame-containing products made by NutraSweet / Merisant
- Canderel - sold in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and Mexico. It is the leading aspartame-based sweetener in France (where it was launched in 1979) and the United Kingdom (since 1983).
- Equal - first sold in the United States in 1982, this brand is also sold in Australia and India.
- EqualSweet - sold in Argentina
- NutraSweet - used as an ingredient in many processed foods, drinks and tablets, in 1997 it also began to be marketed as a table sweetener in the United States.
- Merisant - About Merisant - The History of Equal and Canderel Archived August 29, 2005, at the Wayback Machine.
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