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Can pickled beets be made with artificial sweeteners?

While both Equal (aspartame) and saccharin-based sweeteners are safe to use, the quality of any pickled product made with either of these sweeteners is poor. Equal quickly loses its sweetness when heated while saccharin-based sweeteners become bitter. 


Source: Personal communication with Dr. Gerald Kuhn, Food Scientist, Penn State University, June 1989.






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