It's a high intensity sweetener made from sucrose that is 600 times sweeter than sugar. It is most often white in color and comes in a powdered, granular or liquid form.
Sucralose has zero calories and can be used wherever you would use sugar for sweetness.
It was invented in 1976 and approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 1998. Since then sucralose has been used in all types of foods, beverages, and pharmaceuticals and is approved by many of the world's leading regulatory agencies, like the FDA, the European Food Safety Council, the National Food Authority of Australia/New Zealand, the Joint Expert Committee on Food Additives of the WHO.
Has the closest taste profile to sugar of all sweeteners, but 600x sweeter
No bitter aftertaste as found in many other HIS
Only non-nutritive sweetener made from sugar
Perfect for use in low/no-calorie food, beverage, supplements
Long shelf life so sweet taste remains consistent over your product's lifecycle
Excellent for products requiring pasteurization, UHT or sterilization
High Intensity means less product needed resulting in cost reductions vs. sugar