May or May Not Contain Pomegranate

May or May Not Contain Pomegranate

According to the front of the box of Kellogg’s Special K Dark Chocolate Pomegranate Chewy Bars (available only in the USA) they are “naturally flavored with other natural flavors”.

Naturally Flavored with Other Natural Flavors

Only food scientists know what this really means but for consumers there is a clue on the list of ingredients on the side of the packet.

INGREDIENTS

Rolled oats, rice flour, corn syrup, pomegranate flavored cranberries (cranberries sugar, natural flavor), fructose, semisweet chocolate chips (dried cane syrup, chocolate cocoa butter, soy lecithin, vanilla beans) sugar, palm oil, contains 2% or less of dried pomegranate arils, dextrose, glycerin, sorbitol, salt, natural flavors, molasses, malt extract, soy lecithin, mixed tocopherols for freshness, rosemary extract for freshness, citric acid, lemon juice concentrate, pear juice concentrate, plum juice concentrate, pineapple syrup, pomegranate juice concentrate, nonfat milk, wheat starch, elderberry juice concentrate.

Pomegranate flavored cranberries – food labeling codswallop!

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