Celanese Sues Chinese Sweetener Manufacturer Anhui Jinhe Industrial for Patent Infringement
The complaint alleges that
The patent alleged to be infringed is Chinese Patent CN 104411693B and the patent provides substantial technology advantages to Celanese and its customers for the production and quality of Sunett® Ace-K sweetener. With this patent, the technology advantages are recognized as exclusive to Celanese, thereby increasing the benefit to customers by ensuring the highest quality and reliability standards of its Sunett® portfolio.
“As the inventor and only Western producer of Sunett® Ace-K, Celanese has developed a series of best practices to deliver one of the industry’s highest quality artificial sweeteners, ensuring product purity, supply reliability and product accountability,” said
Two hundred times sweeter than sugar, Sunett® Ace-K is a zero-calorie, dental-friendly, high-intensity sweetener manufactured in a single-purpose plant with unique and patented processing steps. It provides optimized applicability and consistent sweetness profiles for better taste and excellent blending characteristics. Demand for high quality Ace-K continues to grow as consumers look for alternatives to full-sugar products.
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