I’ve noticed that saccharine is mentioned in this book a lot, and how the party members have one tablet with their meals and consume it quite frequently. I was wondering why it is in the novel – I believe it may just be a sweetener, is it that sugar is very rare so sweeteners are used instead?
Yes – there is a part where Julia brings him real coffee and jam. There are many food shortages in the book, including chocolate, sugar etc. Saccarine is an artificial sweetener.
I don’t know the answer to your question, but in the 1980s sugar was considered to be bad for you and so an artificial sweetener was used. Maybe it is a dig a food substitutes that were to become so common.
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