The Ingredient Inspector is an expert in food marketing + new product innovation. 35+ years of experience in the food industry.
THIS PAGE SHOWS POSITIVE INGREDIENT CHANGES WHICH HAVE TAKEN PLACE. In the self-published The Andy Warhol Diaries, Mr. Warhol makes a note in the introduction that there will be many references throughout the diaries to “this person gave me my first job” >> obviously there is only One person who gave him his first job but, upon his launch into Super Stardom, Mr. Warhol discovered there ...
The leading Egg Nogs are Far From Homemade™
INFORMATION UPDATED JANUARY 2021
INFORMATION UPDATED JULY 2020. THERE ARE DRIED GRAPES AND DRIED APPLES IN THE FRUIT FILLING OF KELLOGG’S BLUEBERRY POP-TARTS: Ingredients are always listed in descending order of amount >> there is the most amount of the first ingredient and the least amount of the last ingredient.In 1971, the second ingredient was 'Blueberry Preserves'.
Source: Dr. Axe Web site 12/20. THE SOURCE OF CAFFEINE IN DIET COKE: According to Coca-Cola's Web site, "Caffeine comes from the leaves, seeds or fruits of more than 60 plants . . . or it can be man-made."So, which is it? ARTIFICIALLY FLAVORED DIET COKE CONTAINS POTASSIUM BENZOATE: An artificially synthesized preservative to inhibit the growth of mold, yeast and some bacteria.
Campbell’s Plum Organics has some products which are Closest To Homemade™, but all the others contain one or more Additives such as Added Sugar, Preservatives, Fortification or Flavors
IF EATING THE COOKIES ALONE IS NOT ENOUGH, THE GSA WEB SITE OFFERS HIGHLY INDULGENT COOKIE DESSERT RECIPES: The recipe section on the Girl Scouts Web site has recipes which utilize the cookies as ingredients. RECIPES WITH THE COOKIES + COFFEE ARE ON THE GSA SITE: Here are the ingredients for something called Mini Thin Mints Mocha Ice Cream Sandwiches >> the recipe calls for 2 cups of half-and ...
Campbell's Home Style Harvest Tomato Soup with Basil contains nine items NIK™: Added water x2, added Sugar, Flavoring, Modified Food Starch as a thickening agent, Monosodium Glutamate as a flavor enhancer (a.k.a. MSG > Citric Acid and Ascorbic Acid (even though the front of the can ...
KRAFT HEINZ WAS THE TENTH LARGEST FOOD COMPANY IN THE WORLD IN 2018 WITH $26.3 BILLION IN SALES. (Source: Kraft Heinz Web site 7/20) KRAFT HEINZ’S HEINZ MAYONNAISE: The company states online that Heinz mayonnaise has been crafted to be “more like Homemade” but the first ingredient is “carefully selected” Soybean Oil which is a commercial oil we don’t have in our home kitchens.
INFORMATION UPDATED JANUARY 2021
YOGURT - CLOSEST TO HOMEMADE™ INFORMATION UPDATED JULY 2020. DANNON LIGHT & FIT GREEK YOGURT: I saw a television commercial for Dannon Light & Fit Yogurt >> in the commercial a woman is depicted taking actions designed to live a healthy life, including eating Dannone Wave's Dannon Light & Fit Yogurt. So, let’s take a close look at this Dannon yogurt product which positions itself as a ...
CHOCOLATE ICE CREAMS - CLOSEST TO HOMEMADE™ Posted December 2020. After Vanilla, Chocolate is the most popular Ice Cream flavor in the U.S. Ingredients for homemade Chocolate Ice Cream are simple: Dairy, Sugar, Cocoa, Egg Yolks and Vanilla Extract.
Almost all of the products from this #1 U.S. Baby Food brand are
WHAT THE EGG YOLKS DO: According to the Food Section of The New York Times, egg yolks help maintain the creamy texture because they “act like an emulsifier, keeping ice crystals at bay”. Egg yolks also help “stabilize the ice cream.” NYT, July 2014 UNILEVER’S BREYERS HOMEMADE VANILLA ICE CREAM: Since the Ingredient Inspector is about finding products which are Closest To Homemade ...
Closest To Homemade™ identifies brands which have ingredients that are closest to those we would use at home if we were making this item from scratch in our kitchens.
Almost all of the products from this #1 U.S. Baby Food brand are not not
may 30 what's in a kellogg's nutri-grain bar?. dana mccorvie. commercial compromise, hidden sugars
SOME OTHER BRANDS OF POPPY SEED DRESSINGS ALSO CONTAIN SUGAR AND WATER IN THEIR TOP FOUR INGREDIENTS: Ken’s Poppy Seed dressing has Water as the #1 ingredient and Sugar as the #4 ingredient. (Source: Ken’s Web site 9/20) Marzetti Poppyseed dressing contains Sugar as the #2 ingredient and Water as the #3 ingredient, while Marzetti Simply Dressed Strawberry Poppyseed dressing contains ...
INFORMATION UPDATED JULY 2020. Velveeta must be one of the oldest branded products in America. Let's take a Then vs. Now look and see how the product has changed over the years.