Sweet'N Low® FAQ

What is saccharin?

Saccharin is the sweetener in Sweet'N Low. It was discovered in the late 1800's and has been used safely by people ever since. It is 300 to 500 times sweeter than sugar. Please visit www.saccharin.org for more information.

How long has Sweet'N Low been available?

Sweet'N Low was first introduced in 1957.

Who manufactures Sweet'N Low?

Sweet'N Low is manufactured for Cumberland Packing Corp., a 4th generation family-owned and operated company based in Brooklyn, NY. Sweet'N Low has been around for more than 65 years and is enjoyed by millions around the world in more than 50+ countries.

How can Sweet'N Low be used?

Sweet'N Low is ideal for tabletop use and dissolves easily in hot and cold beverages. Sweet'N Low can be used as an ingredient for most of your favorite recipes and is useful in cooking, baking, freezing, and preserving. Unlike other sugar substitutes, such as those that contain aspartame, Sweet'N Low does not lose its sweetness when it is heated, so there are no special processes required for substituting Sweet'N Low for sugar.

How does Sweet’N Low compare to sugar?

One packet of Sweet’N Low is as about as sweet as two teaspoons of sugar. 2 teaspoons of Sweet'N Low® 8oz bulk box is about as sweet as 1/4 cup of granulated sugar.

What is dextrose and why is it included in Sweet'N Low?

Dextrose is a natural carbohydrate derived from corn. Many sugar substitutes in powdered form contain dextrose. Dextrose is used to dilute the very potent sweetener to make it measurable for consumers.

What sizes are available?

Sweet'N Low is available in boxes of 50, 100, 250, 1000 and 1500 packets as well as an 8 oz bulk box and 8 fl oz liquid bottle.
It is available nationally in supermarkets, club stores and chain drugstores in the sugar substitute or baking aisles as well as online. Foodservice pack sizes are also available.

What is the shelf life of Sweet'N Low?

Sweet’N Low has a shelf life of 3 years when stored under cool and dry conditions. Storing Sweet’N Low in a hot and humid climate may result in caked or discolored product. However, the product will still maintain its sweetness and will be safe to consume.

Does Sweet’N Low conduct animal testing?

No, there is no animal testing done in connection with the manufacture and sale of Sweet'N Low®. Sweet'N Low is certified vegan by Vegan.org.

How can I get further information about Sweet'N Low and other sweeteners?

Please visit the Calorie Control Council website for in-depth information: caloriecontrol.org

How can I get information on contests and sweepstakes?

For more details on the latest Sweet’N Low contests and sweepstakes, visit us on social @sweetnlow.

Is Sweet'N Low kosher?

Yes. Sweet'N Low is certified kosher parve by the Union of Orthodox Rabbis.

Does Sweet'N Low contain gluten?

No. Sweet'N Low and its ingredients are gluten-free and suitable for consumption by individuals suffering from celiac disease.

Does Sweet'N Low contain aspartame?

No. In the United States, Sweet'N Low zero calorie sweetener does not contain aspartame. The sweetener in Sweet'N Low is saccharin.

Does Sweet'N Low contain the amino acid phenylalanine?

No. In the United States, Sweet'N Low zero calorie sweetener does not contain phenylalanine. Sweet'N Low is safe for phenylketonurics, people whose bodies cannot break down the essential amino acid, phenylalanine.