The New Sugar Busters by H. Leighton Steward, Morrison Bethea and Sam Andrews A-Z Guide To Food Additive (Paperback)

E959 is a food additive approved by the EU (European Union). It is used as a natural sweetener in food and drink products.

The common name for E959 is neohesperidine.

It is produced by the hydrogenation of neohesperidine, which is found naturally in bitter oranges, and may be up to x1800 sweeter than sugar. E959’s stability in acidic conditions and at high temperatures enables it to be used in cooked foods, such as bakery products.

Some sources suggest that E959 may cause migraines and nausea if consumed frequently and in large amounts.

Examples of food and drink products that sometimes include E959:

  • ice-cream
  • yogurt
  • diet foods

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