Lisa Says: An amazing step in offering healthier foods in the mainstream. ConAgra food GIANT (their products are in 96% of American households) is removing High Fructose Corn Syrup from their ketchup (ketchup is used SO much in the American diet, it is considered one of the largest ‘vegetable’ servings Americans consume). This major change in production is a stunning example of how “we really do vote for healthier food options with every dollar we spend”. Enjoy the article…..
Less is More: Hunt’s Ketchup Removes High Fructose Corn Syrup From Entire Retail Line
New Hunt’s 100% Natural Ketchup Features Five Simple Ingredients
OMAHA, Neb., May 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Hunt’s®, a ConAgra Foods brand, is pleased to announce that it has removed the high fructose corn syrup from every bottle of its ketchup products. Hunt’s 100% Natural Ketchup brings forth the naturally rich tomato flavor of Hunt’s tomatoes and contains only five simple ingredients: tomatoes, sugar, vinegar, salt and other seasonings, with no high fructose corn syrup, artificial ingredients or preservatives.
“In direct response to consumer demand(1), Hunt’s is pleased to offer ketchup sweetened with sugar and containing only five simple ingredients,” said Ryan Toreson, Hunt’s Ketchup brand manager. “Parents are looking for wholesome meals and ingredients they recognize—and the taste of Hunt’s ketchup is something both kids and adults love. Even with the new recipe, we have maintained the same great tangy, sweet taste that Hunt’s has always had and that consumers tell us they prefer.”