The Following Baking Industry Ingredients may not be clean label

Acetone Peroxide

Acetone Peroxide is a bleaching agent. It can be found as a white, crystalline powder. Acetone Peroxide is used as a flour bleaching treatment, thickener, and emulsifier. It is commonly used to synthesize bleached flour.

Acetyl Benzoyl Peroxide

Acetyl Benzoyl Peroxide is a solution overall containing less than 40% by mass of Benzoyl Peroxide. It is a solution containing a white, crystalline solid. Acetyl Benzoyl Peroxide is a flour bleaching agent and a disinfectant in medications.

Acetylated ester of mono- and diglycerides

An emulsifier –  composed of mixed esters of glycerin in which one or more of the hydroxyl groups of glycerin has been esterified by diacetyl tartaric acid and by fatty acids. The ingredient is prepared by the reaction… Read More


Advantame is a non-nutritive sweetener extracted from isovanillin and and aspartame. It can be found in frozen desserts, gum, and beverages.

Alum (Aluminum Sulfate)

Aluminium sulfate is a chemical compound with the formula Al2(SO4)3  and is soluble in water. It is mainly used as a flocculating agent (causing contaminating particles to clump into larger, more easily trapped particles) in the purification of… Read More

Ammonium Chloride

Ammonium chloride is an inorganic compound with the formula NH4Cl and a white crystalline salt that is highly soluble in water. Solutions of ammonium chloride are mildly acidic. It is the product from the reaction of hydrochloric acid and… Read More


Azodicarbonamide is an oxidizing agent and chemical compound, with the molecular formula C2H4O2N4. It is a yellow to orange-red, odorless, crystalline powder. It is commonly used in the food industry as a flour bleaching agent and a dough conditioner.


Azodicarbonamide  is a bleaching agent and dough conditioner used in the production of flour. When moist, it aids in oxidizing flour. It appears as an orange powdery substance.

Benzoyl Peroxide

Benzoyl peroxide is a  bleaching agent in flour, whey processing of milk, and for some cheese making. The Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) has concluded that most benzoyl peroxide is converted to benzoic acid during processing, storage… Read More


Bisulfites are typically used for their antioxidant /preservative or sterilization properties. Examples: Potassium bisulfite, Calcium hydrogen sulfite