Definition of sucralose in English:

sucralose

noun

  • [mass noun] A very sweet synthetic compound derived from sucrose and unable to be metabolized by the body, used as an artificial sweetener.

    • ‘But read the labels on some of these foods and you may find artificial sweeteners such as aspartame and sucralose on the ingredient lists, conveniently omitted from the front label.’
    • ‘After consumption, sucralose passes through the body without being broken down.’
    • ‘Splenda, or sucralose, is chemically altered sugar.’
    • ‘In the United States, four artificial sweeteners are approved for use: saccharin, aspartame, sucralose, and acesulfame-K.’
    • ‘Intense sweeteners permitted for use in Australian and New Zealand foods are acesulphame potassium, aspartame, cyclamates, saccharin, sucralose, alitame, thaumatin and neotame (code number yet to be finalised).’
    • ‘Disaccharides include sucrose (refined white sugar) and sucralose, an artificial sweetener that contains chlorine as well as carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen.’
    • ‘So we're getting more and more requests to remove the polyols as much as possible and go to other forms of sweeteners such as sucralose and polydextrose.’
    • ‘It is okay to use artificial sweeteners such as aspartame (brand name: Equal) and sucralose (brand name: Splenda) while you are pregnant.’
    • ‘Needing a quick success, the product team came up with a series of recipes where maltitol and sucralose replaced granular sugar and high - fructose corn syrup, and some of the flour was replaced with modified corn starch.’
    • ‘Like sucralose, polydextrose also blends well and can be processed within the regular pasteurization and homogenization processes.’
    • ‘For example, acesulfame-K induces chromosomal aberrations; sucralose is associated with several effects in animals, is weakly mutagenic, and increases the glycosylated hemoglobin in diabetic patients.’
    • ‘If you find your sweet-tooth acting up make yourself a sorbet using a safe, sugar derivative sugar substitute like sucralose.’
    • ‘Artificial sweeteners such as aspartame and sucralose may help satisfy your sweet tooth while sparing the sugar.’
    • ‘Microwave kettle corns are sweetened with the synthetic-but-safe sugar substitute sucralose.’
    • ‘Using the all-natural sweetener erythritol, found in grapes and melons, the healthful beverage is the first light yogurt product to achieve reduced sugar and calories without the use of aspartame or sucralose.’
    • ‘Commonly used sweetener ingredients in ice creams include Litesse polydextrose, acesulfame potassium and various polyols, and more recently the use of Splenda-brand sucralose in ice cream has become widespread.’
    • ‘It offers a mild sweetness and can be blended with more intense artificial sweeteners such as sucralose.’
    • ‘The dangers of artificial sweeteners like aspartame and sucralose have been splattered all over the media.’
    • ‘An extensive database of scientific research demonstrates sucralose has no harmful effects and is safe for everyone, including sensitive populations such as people with diabetes, children and pregnant women.’
    • ‘Consequently, many ice cream manufacturers have taken advantage of the trend, developing low-carb products, with most using artificial sweeteners like Splendabrand sucralose in place of sugar.’

Origin

1970s: alteration of sucrose.

Pronunciation:

sucralose

/ˈs(j)uːkrələʊz/