Diet Pepsi formula getting a sweetener tweak

Diet Pepsi formula getting a sweetener tweak

By CANDICE CHOI The Associated Press
Published Aug 31, 2012 10:40AM MDT
New York • Diet Pepsi is tweaking its formula to stay sweet a little longer. PepsiCo Inc. is testing new artificial sweeteners that let the soda keep its taste for a longer period of time. The problem is that the current sweetener used in the soda — aspartame — loses its potency faster than high fructose corn syrup, the sweetener that’s used in most regular sodas. A person with knowledge of the situation says the company had considered importing versions of Diet Pepsi sold in other countries to ...
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