The major brands of sweeteners on the Australian market are Equal, Sugarine, Splenda, Hermesetas and NutraSweet. The main difference between them is their sweetener ingredient; Equal and NutraSweet use Aspartame as their base ingredient, Sugarine has Saccharin, Splenda has Sucralose, Hermesetas uses a blend of Ace K and Aspartame.
All forms of artificial sweeteners have generated controversy regarding their safety
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