Definition of sucralose in English:



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

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘It offers a mild sweetness and can be blended with more intense artificial sweeteners such as sucralose.’
    • ‘Like sucralose, polydextrose also blends well and can be processed within the regular pasteurization and homogenization processes.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘It is okay to use artificial sweeteners such as aspartame (brand name: Equal) and sucralose (brand name: Splenda) while you are pregnant.’
    • ‘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).’
    • ‘After consumption, sucralose passes through the body without being broken down.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘If you find your sweet-tooth acting up make yourself a sorbet using a safe, sugar derivative sugar substitute like sucralose.’
    • ‘Splenda, or sucralose, is chemically altered sugar.’
    • ‘Microwave kettle corns are sweetened with the synthetic-but-safe sugar substitute sucralose.’
    • ‘Artificial sweeteners such as aspartame and sucralose may help satisfy your sweet tooth while sparing the sugar.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘In the United States, four artificial sweeteners are approved for use: saccharin, aspartame, sucralose, and acesulfame-K.’
    • ‘Disaccharides include sucrose (refined white sugar) and sucralose, an artificial sweetener that contains chlorine as well as carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen.’
    • ‘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.’


1970s: alteration of sucrose.