ANALISIS ZAT PEMANIS BUATAN PADA MINUMAN JAJANAN YANG DIJUAL DI PASAR TRADISIONAL KOTA MANADO

Nurain A. Hadju, Thelma D.J. Tuju, Maya M. Ludong, Tineke M. Langi

Abstract


ABSTRACT
Drinks snacks is one product with a sweet taste that can be found, one in the traditional market town of
Manado. In the manufacturing procces, manufacturers often use artificial sweeteners to replace natural
sweeteners in order to lower production costs. Artificial sweeteners are the most widely used is the cyclamate
and saccharin. In some studies it was found that the use of artificial sweeteners that do not qualify will cause
carcinogenic diseases. This study aims to analyze the levels of artificial sweeteners as food additives in
beverages snacks sold in the traditional market town of Manado. The study uses survey. The samples used were
snacks beverages like cendol ice, teler ice, coconut ice, and syrup ice sold in six traditional market town of
Manado. This location is chosen according to the overall market located in the market town of Manado Perum
Paniki, Paal 2, Tuminting, Bersehati, Karombasan, and Bahu. Sampling as many as 16 samples in which
samples cendol ice, teler ice 4 samples, coconut ice 1 sample, and syrup ice 2 samples. Conducted a qualitative
analysis of samples for the presence of cyclamate and saccharin in content of the sample followed by a
quantitative analysis to measure the level of artificial sweeteners contained in the sample. The results showed
that in 16 samples of drinks snacks that are six traditional market town of Manado, containing no artificial
sweeteners saccharin and two samples of syrup containing artificial sweetener cyclamate. Samples containing
cyclamate syrup is red syrup and yellow syrup. Cyclamate levels found in red syrup of 931.98 mg / kg and
yellow syrup of 848.65 mg / kg. According to the ISO limit of safe consumption of cyclamate in similar syrup is
500 mg / kg, so it can be concluded that cyclamate levels have exceeded the allowed threshold value.
Keywords: Snacks drinks, artificial sweeteners, cyclamate, syrup ice

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