Canderel sugar is a low-calorie artificial sweetener, available in a granular powder form. It uses a blend of ingredients, but its main sweetening ingredient is aspartame.
One level teaspoon of granular Canderel is equivalent in sweetness to one level teaspoon of sugar, but it is much less caloric: 1 Teaspoon of Canderel (0.5g) = 2 Calories compared to 1 Teaspoon of Sugar (5g) = 16 Calories.
Consumption of Canderel sugar
Canderel is just one of the brand names under which aspartame is marketed. This sweetener is used in many diet soft drinks and food preparations. Scientists have verified its safety and established an Acceptable Daily Intake for aspartame.