Not a clean label ingredient

High Fructose Corn Syrup

Also known as: HFCS, Glucose-Fructose Syrup

High Fructose Corn Syrup is a nutritive sweetener made by the addition of a glucose enzyme to corn starch to produce a sweet taste. HFCS is added to processed beverages and food products to sweeten.

On its own, it has an orange-brown color and is highly viscous. Much controversy exists regarding the consumption of HFCS and its link to obesity.

Sources
  • Panera
  • Whole Foods
  • Kroger
  • Trader Joe's
  • Aldi (SimplyNature)
  • H-E-B Select Ingredients
  • Hy-Vee
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