About Thaumatin – The King of Sweetness
Thaumatin is a low-calorie sweetener and flavour modifier found as a mixture of proteins isolated from the katemfe fruit (Thaumatoccus danielli) native to the tropical rainforest areas of West and Central Africa.
A completely natural product, Thaumatin, is extracted from fruits by water-based physical extraction. It is 2 000 to 3 000 times sweeter than sugar.
Pharmaceutical Industry: It is used in antibiotics, analgesics, antacids, cough syrups, herbal products, pharma drugs, and medicated gums due to the following reasons:
Oral Care: It is already used in oral care products, such as mouthwash and toothpaste.
Table-Top Sweeteners: Thaumatin is suitable to be used as a table sweetener or combined with other sweeteners and is healthier.