The Following Soup Industry Ingredients may not be clean label

Autolyzed Yeast Extract

Autolyzed Yeast Extract (AYE) is an ingredient that is made from the exact same yeast that is used to make bread, beer and wine. With AYE, the yeast has been conditioned to self-digest its protein structure into simpler amino acids, so that those… Read More

Disodium Calcium EDTA

Disodium Calcium EDTA is a derivative of Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid – an acid which is used as a preservative and “chelating agent” (binds metals left in food from processing). Note: Disodium Calcium EDTA also promotes color retention.

Disodium Dihydrogen EDTA

Disodium Dihydrogen EDTA is a derivative of Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid – an acid which is used as a preservative.

Guar Gum

Guar gum is an ingredient used for thickening and stabilizing food and beverage products — made from guar beans. It is a free-flowing, off-white powder. Within food products, guar gum can be found in baked goods, dressings, jellies, and sauces in order… Read More

Margarine

Margarine is a butter substitute made from the combination of vegetable oils, water, and milk. Margarine is used as a cheaper alternative to dairy butter products. The FDA states that margarine contains at least 80% fat. It is… Read More

Xanthan Gum

Yes, xanthan gum is considered “clean label”.   Xanthan gum is a naturally extracted thickening agent and stabilizer, produced by the fermentation of sugar. It can be found in dressings, sauces, ice creams, and health-related products, like toothpaste. It… Read More