Holland Sweetener Company (HSC) is a global player in the intense sweetener market. Founded in 1985, the HSC is a joint venture of DSM (the Netherlands) and Tosoh Corporation (Japan), and is now the largest European manufacturer of aspartame. Recent product innovations include Twinsweet TM, the aspartame-acesulfame salt designed for confectionery and powder mix applications. HSC corporate headquarters and state-of-the-art production facility are situated in the Netherlands.
Aspartame - Pure Quality Aspartame (E 951, INS 951) is one of the most widely used low-calorie sweeteners in the world.
- 200 times sweeter than sugar
- clean, sweet taste without any bitter or metallic aftertaste
- used in energy-reduced foods and drinks
- approved for use in more than 100 countries
HSC aspartame is available in three quality grades, a granular Aspartame Pearl 700 grade, fine granular powder Aspartame Powder 200 and very fine powder Aspartame Fine Grade.
Twinsweet TM - Sweet Inspiration
An HSC invention, Twinsweet (E 962, INS 962) is a unique and novel form of the sweeteners aspartame and acesulfame-K. Unlike simple aspartame/acesulfame-K mixtures, Twinsweet's powerful bond offers many advantages:
- full, round sweetness profile and clean taste
- excellent stability
- rapid dissolution
- stable homogeneity: non-segregating sweeteners and non-hygroscopic
- controlled release in chewing-gum
Available in four grades specially designed for the use in chewing gum, instant powder mixes, confectionery products and liquid applications.
Quality, Reliability and Responsible Care drive all HSC business decisions and activities. HSC was the first ISO 9001 certified aspartame producer, and also holds ISO 14001 and HACCP certification. HSC's stringent development and production methods guarantee the very highest quality and most consistent performance. Our solid resources support us in creating long-term customer satisfaction. Our global sales and distribution network provides reliable and responsive service. And our focus on sustainable development helps us minimise the impact of our business on the environment.