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27 January

  1970 – James M. Schlatter from G. D. Searle & Co. received a patent for “Peptide Sweetening Agents” (U.S. No. 3,492,131), an invention which led to the marketing of aspartame under the name NutraSweet. Schlatter accidentally discovered the compound when picking up a paper, he had licked his finger....

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22 October

  1981 – The U.S. FDA approved aspartame for use as food sweetener. back to calendar