The Following All Industry Ingredients may not be clean label

Artificial Colors

Artificial color is any dye, pigment or substance that imparts color when it’s added to food or beverage. Artificial colors come in many forms consisting of liquids, powders, and pastes. Food coloring is used by consumers in-home and with industrial food… Read More

Artificial Flavors

Flavoring used in food or beverage that is manufactured using synthetic “flavoring raw material chemicals” made in a lab — that do not come from a natural source.

Artificial Preservatives

An artificial  preservative is a substance that is added to products to prevent decomposition by natural microbial growth or by undesirable chemical changes. Example of an artificial preservative: BHA (butylated hydroxyanisole) Example of a natural preservative: Vinegar (drops the… Read More

Ascorbic Acid

Ascorbic acid, also known as Vitamin C and L-ascorbic acid, is an ingredient isolate used as a natural preservative in food and as a dietary supplement.

Benzoates in Food

Benzoates are chemical preservative food additives used in food. They are the salts and esters of benzoic acid.

BHA (butylated hydroxyanisole)

Butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA) is a synthetic, chemical preservative generally used in some food and beverage applications to increase shelf life.

BHT (butylated hydroxytoluene)

Butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT) is a synthetic, chemical preservative generally used in some food and beverage applications to increase shelf life.

Calcium Stearoyl-2-lactylate

Calcium Stearoyl-2-lactylate is prepared from lactic, stearic, and fatty acids. Calcium variety is used as dough conditioner and aeration agent. Sodium variety used as an emulsifier in a wide variety of foods.

Canthaxanthin

Canthaxanthin is a carotenoid pigment widely distributed in nature. An additive (pink, orange or red) derived from mushrooms, crustaceans, fish and eggs. Primarily used in animal feed to enhance coloring (such as in salmon or trout).

Caramel Color (Classes II-IV)

Caramel color is a food coloring which is made by heating or burning sugar (or other carbohydrates) and mixing it with an acid or alkali (ammonium, sulfites). This food coloring is the most widely used food coloring and is… Read More