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What Food Ingredients Do People Understand the Least?

Our list of the most read 'what is' ingredient articles in 2015.

By Erin Hallstrom, Food Processing staff

There have been numerous reports lately about the ills of processed food. Emulsifiers took the biggest hit in late February after a report in Nature revealed that two widely-used dietary emulsifiers had impacted the gut microbiota in mice.

Your average consumer might remember an emulsifier as that thing that makes other stuff stick together. As a food manufacturer, you know better than that.

But what else are people trying to learn more about?

See our list of what informative ingredient articles rendered the most traffic. In the last several months: