The Following Fruit Industry Ingredients may not be clean label

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

Coumarone-indene resin

Coumarone-indene resin is a synthetic coating used in food products. It is synthesized through coal-tar, and can be found on fruit as a coating.

Ethyl Formate

Ethyl Formate is a synthetic preservative formed from ethanol and formic acid. It is used to inhibit mold growth and as a fumigant in prepackaged snacks like nuts and cereals. It is also used as a flavoring additive in… Read More


Morpholine is a synthetic emulsifier. It is used as a fruit and vegetable coating to protect against fungal growth and a fungicide.


Polyacrylamide is a synthetic thickening and clarifying additive. It is a white, soluble solid that is used to clarify cane sugar and wash fruits and vegetables.

Potassium Bisulfate

Potassium Bisulfate is a disintegrating agent derived through heat. The chemical formula is KHSO4. It is commonly used in wine making.