What ingredients are in YORK MINTS

What ingredients are in YORK MINTS (Product)


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INGREDIENTS: , SUGAR, DEXTROSE, SEMI-SWEET CHOCOLATE (, CHOCOLATE, SUGAR, COCOA, MILK FAT, COCOA BUTTER, SOY LECITHIN, PGPR, EMULSIFIER, VANILLIN, ARTIFICIAL FLAVOR) , CORN SYRUP, CONTAINS 2% OR LESS OF: , GLYCERIN, ARTIFICIAL COLOR, RESINOUS GLAZE, MODIFIED FOOD STARCH, INVERTASE, NATURAL FLAVOR, CARNAUBA WAX, SULFUR DIOXIDE, TO MAINTAIN FRESHNESS


What is SUGAR?

Most commonly processed sugar cane or sugar beet plant in granular form. From plant to granular form involves several chemical processes.


What is DEXTROSE?

Commonly called glucose, dextrose is one of many sugars produced from cornstarch fed bacteria.


What is SUGAR?

Most commonly processed sugar cane or sugar beet plant in granular form. From plant to granular form involves several chemical processes.


What is SOY LECITHIN?

Is a yellowy biproduct of the process of producing soybeans into soybean oil.


What is ARTIFICIAL FLAVOR?

A flavor that has been created by a flavor company that contains at least 1 artificial chemical. The US Federal Drug Agnecy does not require that flavor companies disclose ingredients as long as all the ingredients are considered \"Generally Regarded as Safe.\"


What is CORN SYRUP?

A food syrup which is made from the starch of corn and contains different amounts of sugar. Corn syrup is used in foods to soften texture, add volume, prevent crystallization of sugar, and enhance flavor.


What is ARTIFICIAL COLOR?

A combination of the 7 approved artificial food dyes: Blue 1, Blue 2, Green 3, Red 40, Red 3, Yellow 5, or Yellow 6. It is like using the color wheel the manufacturer has a specific combination of the colors to create a specific pigment that looks the most pleasing to your eye.


What is RESINOUS GLAZE?

Excrement secretion of the Kerria Lacca insect. Collected off of sticks where the insects live, bark and dead insect matter is filtered out and it is turned into a glaze.

 


What is MODIFIED FOOD STARCH

It is a derivative of corn, wheat, potato, rice, or tapioc, chemically altered to disolve quickly and serve as a thickener. People who have wheat and gluten alergies should avoid products with this ingredient because it may contain gluten.


What is INVERTASE?

Is a enzyme chemical catalizer, it turns solid sugar into liquid sugar, usually after a product is made.


What is NATURAL FLAVOR?

\"The term natural flavor or natural flavoring means the essential oil, oleoresin, essence or extractive, protein hydrolysate, distillate, or any product of roasting, heating or enzymolysis, which contains the flavoring constituents derived from a spice, fruit or fruit juice, vegetable or vegetable juice, edible yeast, herb, bark, bud, root, leaf or similar plant material, meat, seafood, poultry, eggs, dairy products, or fermentation products there of, whose significant function in food is flavoring rather than nutritional.\" - FDA