NutraSweet is much much sweeter than sugar.
Aspartame, the generic name for NutraSweet, is about 200 times sweeter than pure cane sugar.
Aspartame was discovered by James M. Schlatter.
NutraSweet is used in more than 5,000 products and consumed by some 250 million people worldwide.
But wait, there’s more.
Saccharin is a whopping 500 times sweeter than plain sugar.
Saccharin was first discovered by accident by Constantin Fahlberg, a chemist working on coal tar derivatives at the Johns Hopkins University in 1878.