Ingredient Information

Knowing what’s in your beverages can help you make selections to meet your individual needs and preferences. Learn about some of the common ingredients found in your favorite drinks. For information on GMOs, click here.

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  • Acacia

    See definition for Gum Acacia

  • Acesulfame Potassium

    Acesulfame Potassium, also known as “Ace-K”, is a low-calorie sweetener that is 200 times sweeter than sugar. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and other regulatory authorities worldwide have concluded that Ace-K is safe for use in foods and beverages.

  • Agar

    Agar is used to thicken beverages.  It is derived from seawood.

  • Alpha Tocopherol Acetate

    Alpha Tocopherol Acetate is a form of Vitamin E. Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant. It helps to protect body cells by neutralizing free radicals which are damaging molecules. 

  • Artificial Flavors

    An artificial flavor is used to provide flavor and aroma to foods and beverages.  It is a flavor that is man-made.  It does not come from a natural source such as a spice, fruit, vegetable, herb or similar plant material.  The chemical composition of an artificial flavor may be the same as the natural flavor.  Every ingredient in artificial flavors has undergone safety and quality testing. 

  • Ascorbic Acid

    Ascorbic Acid is also known as Vitamin C. Vitamin C is an antioxidant vitamin. It helps to protect body cells and tissues and helps to maintain healthy skin. Ascorbic acid is also used as a preservative in some products as indicated in the ingredient statement. 

  • Aspartame

    Aspartame is a low-calorie sweetener made primarily of two amino acids; aspartic acid and phenylalanine. Aspartame is one of the most thoroughly researched ingredients in use today, with more than 200 studies confirming its safety. Only people born with PKU (phenylketonuria), a rare disorder, need to avoid phenylalanine, one of the components of aspartame, because their bodies cannot break it down.  

B

  • B-Apo-8'-Carotenal

    β-Apo-8'-Carotenal is an orange pigment found in fruits and vegetables, such as citrus fruits. β-Apo-8'-Carotenal can be used to give foods and beverages an orange or red color.

  • Baking Soda

    Baking soda, also known as sodium bicarbonate, is used as a leavening agent in baking. It helps baked goods rise and form their characteristic textures.

  • Berry and Fruit Extracts

    Berry and Fruit Extracts are extracts that contain flavors from berries and fruits.

  • Beta-Carotene

    Beta-Carotene is an orange pigment found in orange and dark yellow fruits and vegetables. It is used by our bodies to make vitamin A, an essential nutrient. Beta-carotene is also used as an orange food coloring.  When used as a color, it will be identified as a color in the ingredient statement. 

  • Biotin

    Biotin is a B vitamin that helps your body produce energy in your cells and helps support healthy skin and hair.

  • Black Carrot Concentrate

    See juice concentrate.

  • Black Currant Concentrate

    See juice concentrate.

  • Black Tea Concentrate

    Black Tea Concentrate is Black Tea extract that has been concentrated and spray dried.

  • Black Tea Leaves

    Black tea leaves are from the Camellia sinensis plant. Black tea is generally stronger in flavor than other varieties of tea. That’s because the tea leaves are allowed to “oxidize” or ferment longer, which means they are dried and handled in specific ways so that plant enzymes can more easily create the colors and flavors we enjoy in black tea.

  • Blue No. 1

    Blue No. 1 is an FDA-Certified food color. Each batch is inspected by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) before being certified. It is used in small quantities to give products a vibrant and attractive color. 

  • Brown Rice Syrup

    Brown Rice Syrup is a sweetener derived from fermented brown rice. 

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  • Caffeine

    Caffeine comes from the leaves, seeds or fruits of more than 60 plants. It is found in beverages and foods, such as coffee, tea, colas and chocolate. Caffeine can also be man-made. 

  • Calcium

    Calcium is an important nutrient and a major component of bones and teeth. 

  • Calcium Carbonate

    Calcium Carbonate is used as a source of calcium and to control acidity. Calcium is an essential nutrient and a major component of bones and teeth. 

  • Calcium Chloride

    Calcium Chloride is used as an electrolyte in some sports drinks and bottled water beverages. Calcium and Chloride are both essential nutrients. 

  • Calcium Citrate

    Calcium Citrate is used as a source of calcium, an essential nutrient for the body. Calcium is a major component of bones and teeth. 

  • Calcium Disodium EDTA/Calcium Disodium Salt of EDTA

    EDTA stands for Ethylene Diamine Tetra Acetic acid. It is used as a preservative and to protect freshness and taste in beverages.

  • Calcium Gluconate

    Calcium Gluconate is used as a source of calcium, an essential nutrient for the body. Calcium is a major component of bones and teeth. 

  • Calcium Lactate

    Calcium Lactate is used as a source of calcium, an essential nutrient for the body. Calcium is a major component of bones and teeth. 

  • Calcium Lactate Gluconate

    Calcium Lactate Gluconate is used as a source of calcium, an essential nutrient for the body. Calcium is a major component of bones and teeth. 

  • Calcium Pantothenate

    Calcium Pantothenate is used as a source of vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid).  It contributes to normal metabolism of fat, carbohydrates and protein.

  • Calcium Phosphate

    Calcium Phosphate is used as a source of calcium, an essential nutrient for the body. Calcium is a major component of bones and teeth. 

  • Cane Sugar

    Cane Sugar is sugar made from sugar cane.  It is used as a sweetener in foods and beverages and contains approximately 4 calories per gram.

  • Caramel Color

    Caramel color is made by a process involving the heating of corn or cane sugar and other carbohydrates to achieve the desired color.  Caramel coloring in beverages has been evaluated for safety by agencies like the Joint Expert Committee on Food Additives of the World Health Organization and the U.S. Food & Drug Administration.

  • Carbonated Water

    Carbonated water, also known as soda water, sparkling water, or seltzer, is water with carbon dioxide bubbles added to provide fizz and refreshment. 

  • Carnitine / L-Carnitine

    Carnitine is naturally produced and stored in the body. Carnitine plays a role in the conversion of fatty acids into energy. 

  • Carob Bean Gum

    Carob bean gum is used as an emulsifier. It assures that oil-based flavors are evenly dispersed in a water based drink. Carob bean gum comes from the starchy part of the seed of the carob bean tree. 

  • Carrageenan

    Carrageenan is a gelatin-like substance derived from seaweed. It is used as a thickener. 

  • Carrot Concentrate

    See juice concentrate.

  • Chromium Picolinate

    Chromium Picolinate is a source of chromium, an essential nutrient which is known to help the body get energy from food.

  • Chromium Polynicotinate

    Chromium Polynicotinate is a source of chromium, an essential nutrient which is known to help the body get energy from food. 

  • Citric Acid

    Citric acid is the most widely used organic acid in the food industry and has been used for more than 100 years. Citric acid can be produced from different plant sources, including corn. It is also commonly found in citrus fruits such as lemon, orange and grapefruit, which is why it is named "citric acid." Citric acid is used in beverages to provide tartness. 

  • Cocoa (Cocoa processed with alkali)

    Cocoa is a powder made from the inside of the cocoa bean that has a chocolate flavor. 

  • Coconut Oil

    Coconut oil helps the flavors used in beverages mix with the water base of the product. It is also used to give some drinks a cloudy or opaque appearance.

  • Coconut Water

    Coconut water is the clear liquid (juice) found inside coconuts.

  • Coffee

    Coffee is a beverage brewed from roasted coffee beans. 

  • Concentrated Apple Juice

    See juice concentrate

  • Concentrated Grape Juice

    See juice concentrate.

  • Concentrated Grapefruit Juice

    See juice concentrate

  • Concentrated Green Tea from Tea Leaves

    Concentrated Green Tea from Tea Leaves is a tea powder made from green tea leaves.

  • Concentrated Lemon Juice

    See juice concentrate

  • Concentrated Lime Juice

    See juice concentrate. 

  • Concentrated Orange Juice

    See juice concentrate

  • Concentrated Raspberry Juice

    See juice concentrate

  • Concentrated Tangerine Juice

    See juice concentrate

  • Cranberry Juice Concentrate

    See juice concentrate

  • Crystalline Fructose

    Crystalline Fructose is a sweetener that contains approximately 4 calories per gram, similar to that found in cane sugar. It is a simple sugar made from corn starch but is also found in fruits, honey, and root vegetables.  It is sweeter in taste than other sugars.

  • Cyanocobalamin

    Cyanocobalamin is commonly known as Vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 is a vitamin that helps to build healthy blood cells and plays a role in energy metabolism.  

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  • D-ribose (ribose)

    D-ribose is a sugar which is naturally present in DNA, RNA and other biologically active compounds in the body. It’s also used by the body to make certain amino acids. It is added to certain sports and energy beverages. 

  • Date Paste

    Date paste is made from dates ground together with water to form a smooth puree. It is used to sweeten and flavor foods.

  • Dipotassium Phosphate

    Dipotassium Phosphate is a source of potassium, an essential nutrient for the body. Potassium is an important nutrient for the normal regulation of blood pressure. 

  • Dragonfruit Extract

    Dragonfruit Extract is an extract which contains the flavoring substances from the Dragonfruit, which is native to Latin and South America.

  • Dried Raspberries

    Dried raspberries are raspberries that have been dried to remove the water.

  • Dried Strawberries

    Dried strawberries are strawberries that have been dried to remove the water.

  • Dried Sweetened Cranberries

    Dried sweetened cranberries are cranberries that have been partially dehydrated, like raisins, and then had sugar added to balance the fruit’s natural tartness.

  • Dutch Cocoa

    Dutch Cocoa is cocoa that has been treated to reduce its natural acidity. 

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  • EDTA

    EDTA stands for Ethylene Diamine Tetra Acetic acid. It is used as a preservative and to protect freshness and taste in beverages. 

  • Electrolytes

    Electrolytes are minerals like sodium, potassium, calcium and magnesium that regulate the flow of body fluids in and out of every cell.

  • Erythritol

    Erythritol is a sugar alcohol that is 60 percent to 70 percent as sweet as table sugar and has virtually no calories. 

  • Ester Gum

    In some beverages that contain citrus oils, ester gum is used to prevent the flavoring oils from floating to the surface of the beverage. This ingredient is derived from the juice or sap of a tree. 

  • Evaporated Cane Juice

    Evaporated Cane Juice is a sweetener made from sugar cane. 

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  • Fair Trade

    Fair Trade Certified means that the ingredients have been cultivated in a socially and environmentally conscious manner that allows farms to make investments directly into their businesses and communities. Coffee, sugar, and tea are common Fair Trade Certified ingredients.

  • Fig Paste

    Fig paste is made from figs ground together with water to form a smooth puree. It is used to sweeten and flavor foods.

  • Filtered Water

    See definition for pure filtered water.

  • Flavors / Flavorings

    Flavorings are used to provide the taste to beverages and foods. They can be natural extracts from foods like fruits and vegetables or they can be man-made substances. 

  • Folic Acid

    Folic Acid is a vitamin important for pregnant women as it is needed for the normal development of the brain and spinal cord. It also is needed by your body to make red blood cells. 

G

  • Garcinia cambogia Rind Extract

    Garcinia cambogia Rind Extract is an extract from the rind of the fruit of Garcinia cambogia.   Garcinia cambogia  is a tree that is native to South and Southeastern Asia.  Hydroxycitric Acid is a  primary constituent in the Garcinia cambogia Rind Extract.  It is similar in composition to citric acid. 

  • Genetically Modified Organisms

    GMOs (genetically modified organisms) are organisms, such as plants, whose genetic material has been engineered to have desirable traits like resistance to pesticides and better crop yields. Many of the foods produced in the US are made using genetically engineered ingredients, such as corn, soy and papaya. For more information on GMOs, click here.

  • Ginseng extract

    Ginseng is a plant with a fleshy root and oval shaped leaves. Ginseng extract is derived from the root of this plant.

  • Glycerol Ester of Rosin / Glycerol Ester of Wood Rosin

    In some beverages that contain citrus oils, ester gum is used to prevent the flavoring oils from floating to the surface of the beverage. This ingredient is derived from the juice or sap of a tree. 

  • Green Tea

    Green Tea is made from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant. Green tea is less oxidized or fermented during processing than black tea. 

  • Green Tea Extract

    Green Tea Extract is an herbal derivative from green tea leaves (Camellia sinensis). Green tea extract is used in some beverages to provide higher levels of flavor, color and other natural compounds present in green tea.

  • Ground Golden Flax

    Ground golden flax is the ground up seed of the flax plant, which has been grown across the world since ancient times. Flax seeds contribute fiber, protein and omega-3 fatty acids to foods.

  • Guar Gum

    Guar Gum is used as a stabilizer and a thickening agent. It is derived from the seeds of the guar tree.

  • Guarana

    Guarana is a climbing plant in the maple family native to the Amazon area of Brazil which provides a source of caffeine. 

  • Guarana Extract

    Guarana Extract is derived from guarana, a climbing plant in the maple family native to the Amazon area of Brazil. Guarana extract is a source of caffeine. 

  • Guarana Seed Extract

    Guarana Seed Extract is derived from the seed of guarana, a climbing plant in the maple family native to the Amazon area of Brazil. Guarana Seed Extract is a source of caffeine. 

  • Gum Acacia

    Acacia, also called Gum Arabic, comes from acacia trees and is used to suspend certain ingredients that don’t mix well with water, creating a consistent beverage appearance and keeping the ingredients from separating out.

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  • High Fructose Corn Syrup

    High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) is a sweetener made from corn. Unlike the traditional type of corn syrup (which is mainly glucose), HFCS is a mixture of glucose and fructose. The mixture we use in our beverages is very similar to sugar and is composed of approximately half glucose and half fructose. HFCS is safe, has the nearly same number of calories per gram as sugar and is recognized the same way by your body once digested. 

  • Honey

    Honey is a sweetener made by bees from the nectar of flowering plants. Honey is composed of 2 simple sugars, fructose and glucose. It has about the same sweetness as table sugar

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  • Isolated Soy Protein

    Isolated Soy Protein (ISP) is a protein that is made from soybeans. It is commonly consumed as a protein source.

J

  • Juice

    Juice is the liquid that is naturally found in fruits and vegetables. It can be obtained by squeezing or pressing the fruit or vegetable.

  • Juice Concentrate

    Juice concentrate is a form of juice with water removed, under conditions to maintain the quality, to make it easier and less expensive to transport. We commonly use various juices from concentrate, (including orange and apple) in our products that contain juice.

  • Juice/Juices from Concentrate

    Juice from Concentrate is made by reconstituting (adding water) to juice concentrate. Juice concentrate is the juice ingredient that has had most of the water gently removed from the juice under conditions to maintain the quality. We commonly use various juices from concentrate, (including orange and apple) in our products that contain juice.

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  • Lactase Enzyme

    Lactase is the enzyme used by the body to break down lactose, the sugar found in milk. People who are lactose intolerant can not metabolize (break down) foods or beverages that contain lactose. Using lactase enzyme helps break down the lactose sugars in the milk so that it can be more easily digested.

  • Lactic Acid

    Lactic Acid is used to provide a tart taste. It can also be found in milk.

  • Lowfat Milk

    Lowfat milk is milk from which some of the fat has been removed during processing. Whole milk is typically 3.5% fat, while lowfat milk is typically 1% fat.

  • lycopene

    Lycopene is a plant compound found in red fruits and vegetables, such as watermelon, tomatoes, and carrots. Lycopene can be used to give foods and beverages an orange or red color.

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  • Magnesium Chloride

    Magnesium Chloride is a source of both magnesium and chloride, which are electrolytes and essential nutrients for the body. 

  • Magnesium Lactate

    Magnesium Lactate is a source of magnesium, an essential nutrient for the body. Magnesium is needed for energy metabolism.

  • Magnesium Sulfate

    Magnesium Sulfate is used, along with other minerals in bottled water for taste.

  • Malic Acid

    Malic acid, naturally found in apples, is used to give a tart taste to beverages. 

  • Maltodextrin

    Maltodextrin is a complex carbohydrate that adds body to a beverage. It is a bulking agent and is less sweet than sugar or high-fructose corn syrup. The maltodextrin we use comes from corn. 

  • Manganese Citrate

    Manganese citrate is a source of manganese, an essential nutrient for the body. Manganese is needed for bone formation and energy metabolism. 

  • Medium Chain Triglycerides

    Medium Chain Triglycerides are commonly used as an emulsifier or substance to disperse two liquids in a beverage to provide a more consistent beverage appearance. 

  • Milk Protein Concentrate

    Milk Protein Concentrate is a concentrated source of protein produced from cow's milk. 

  • Modified Cornstarch

    Modified cornstarch is a starch made from corn and has various uses in foods and beverages which include  thickening to stabilize flavor oils in our syrups and beverages. 

  • Modified Food Starch

    Modified food starch is a starch that is commonly made from corn and has various uses like thickening and texture. We use it to stabilize flavor oils in our syrups and beverages. 

  • Monopotassium Phosphate

    Monopotassium Phosphate is a source of potassium, an essential nutrient for the body. Potassium is an important nutrient that helps maintain healthy blood pressure.   

  • Monosodium Phosphate

    Monosodium phosphate helps to regulate tartness of beverages.  

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  • Natural Flavors

    Natural flavors may come from the essential oils or extracts of spices, fruits, vegetables, herbs, roots and barks. 

  • Natural Lemon Flavors

    Natural Lemon Flavors are flavors derived from lemons. 

  • Natural and Artificial Flavors

    See definitions for natural flavors and artificial flavors.

  • Niacin / Niacinamide

    Niacinamide is a common form of niacin, also known as Vitamin B3. Niacin is needed by our bodies to help with energy metabolism. 

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  • Oat Bran

    Oat bran is the hard outer layers of the oat grain. It is used to contribute flavor, fiber and other nutrients to foods.

  • Oat Flour

    Oat flour is flour made from ground oats.

  • Organic

    This term is used to describe products and ingredients that meet organic standards set by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Synthetic fertilizers, sewage sludge, irradiation, and genetic engineering may not be used. A  USDA organic seal indicates the product is certified organic and has 95 percent or more organic content. For multi-ingredient products, if the label claims that it is made with specified organic ingredients, those ingredients have been certified organic. 

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  • Pantothenic Acid

    Pantothenic Acid is also called Vitamin B5. Vitamin B5 is needed both to break down food into energy as well as to build proteins, fats and carbohydrates needed by the body.

  • Phenylalanine / Phenylketonurics

    Phenylalanine is an essential amino acid (a building block for proteins). Some people born with PKU (phenylketonuria), a rare genetic disorder, need to avoid phenylalanine, one of the components of aspartame, because their bodies cannot break it down.

  • Phosphoric Acid

    Phosphoric acid is used in certain sparkling beverages, to add tartness to the beverage. Phosphoric acid contains phosphorus, one of the basic elements of nature and an essential nutrient. Phosphorus is a major component of bones. 

  • Plum Puree

    See purees.

  • Polyethylene Glycol

    Polyethylene Glycol is used as an emulsifier or substance to disperse two liquids in beverages.

  • Polysorbate 60

    Polysorbate 60 is used as an emulsifier or substance to disperse two liquids in beverages.

  • Potassium

    Potassium is an important nutrient to help support healthy blood pressure. The2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend that people eat more foods high in potassium. 

  • Potassium Benzoate

    Potassium benzoate is used as a preservative and to protect taste.

  • Potassium Bicarbonate

    Potassium Bicarbonate is added to bottled water for taste.

  • Potassium Chloride

    Potassium chloride is used, along with other minerals in bottled water for taste. Potassium and Chloride are essential nutrients for the body. 

  • Potassium Citrate

    Potassium citrate is used   to adjust the tartness of beverages and may also be used as an electrolyte and a potassium source in sports drinks. 

  • Potassium Phosphate

    Potassium phosphate is used as a source of potassium, an important nutrient in the body. 

  • Potassium Sorbate

    Potassium sorbate is used to protect taste in some non- carbonated and juice-containing drinks. 

  • Premium Concentrated Orange Juice

    Juice concentrate is the juice ingredient that has had most of the water gently removed from the juice under conditions to maintain the quality. We commonly use various juices from concentrate, (including orange and apple) in our products that contain juice.

  • Pulp / Lemon Pulp / Orange Pulp

    Pulp is the soft, moist, edible part of the citrus fruit; the "bits" naturally found in juice. We add pulp in varying amounts to give juices and juice drinks the texture some consumers prefer. 

  • Pure Filtered Water

    Pure filtered water is water that is filtered through several filtration steps to remove chlorine and other impurities. 

  • Purees

    Purees are fruits and vegetables that are mashed or pressed to the consistency of a soft paste or thick liquid.

  • Purified Water

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has established standards of identity for various types of bottled water, including purified water.  The FDA defines purified water as: “Water that is produced by distillation, deionization, reverse osmosis or other suitable processes and that meets the definition of "purified water" 

  • Pyridoxine Hydrochloride

    Pyridoxine Hydrochloride is Vitamin B6. Vitamin B6 is a vitamin needed to process (metabolize) protein from your food to make it useful to the body for building tissues and for metabolizing carbohydrates. 

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  • Raisins

    Raisins are grapes that have been dried to remove the water.

  • Red No. 40

    Red No. 40 is an FDA-Certified food color. Each batch is inspected by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) before being certified. It is used in small quantities to give products a vibrant and attractive color.   

  • Reverse Osmosis Water

    Reverse Osmosis Water is a type of water that is made by running water through a membrane with very small pores using high pressure.  Minerals and some impurities are removed during this process.

  • Rolled Oats

    Rolled oats are oats that have been de-husked, steamed and rolled into flakes before being toasted. This processing makes the oats easier to chew and digest.

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  • Saccharin

    Saccharin is a calorie-free sweetener that has been used in foods and beverages for over a century. Saccharin is one of the most widely studied food ingredients and has been confirmed as safe for all populations, including children, people with diabetes and women who are pregnant or nursing. 

  • Salt

    Salt, also known as table salt, is used in very small amounts for taste enhancement in our bottled waters. It is also used in our sports drinks as a source of sodium, an important electrolyte needed by athletes, to help maintain water balance.  Sodium Chloride is the technical name for salt.

  • Sea Salt

    Sea Salt is salt made from seawater.

  • Skim Milk

    Skim Milk is milk that has an extremely low level of fat.

  • Sodium Benzoate

    Sodium benzoate is used as an antimicrobial agent, a preservative and to protect taste. 

  • Sodium Bicarbonate

    Sodium Bicarbonate is a substance used to balance the pH of foods and beverages. 

  • Sodium Chloride

    Sodium chloride, or table salt, is used in very small amounts for taste enhancement in our bottled waters. It is also used in our sports drinks as a source of sodium, an important electrolyte needed by athletes, to help maintain water balance. 

  • Sodium Citrate

    Sodium citrate is used to adjust the tartness of beverages.  

  • Sodium Polyphosphate

    Sodium Polyphosphates are used to preserve the quality and stability of our beverages. 

  • Sorbitol

    Sorbitol is a sugar alcohol that can provide sweetness and consistency to a beverage with lower calories than sugar. It does not contribute to cavities and is found naturally in apples, pears, peaches and plums.

  • Soy Butter

    Soy butter, also known as soy nut butter, is a spread that is made with roasted soybeans.

  • Soy Lecithin

    Soy Lecithin is extracted from soybeans and used as an emulsifier to disperse two liquids in beverages to maintain a consistent appearance.

  • Soybeans

    Soybeans are legumes grown for its edible bean which has several uses.  

  • Soymilk

    Soymilk is a plant-based milk made by soaking dried soybeans and grinding them with water.

  • Stevia Leaf Extract

    Stevia leaf extract is a zero-calorie sweetener made from the leaves of the stevia plant. Stevia, also called Stevia rebaudiana, is a plant in the Aster family native to South America.

  • Sucralose

    Sucralose is a no-calorie sweetener derived from sugar. It has been evaluated in numerous scientific studies demonstrating its safety. These studies were also independently reviewed by experts who all agreed that sucralose is safe for everyone, including pregnant and nursing women and children.

  • Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate

    Sucrose acetate isobutyrate (SAIB) is derived from sugar. It is used in beverages as a weighting agent, in citrus beverages to prevent separation of citrus oils, and as a stabilizer for emulsions of flavoring oils. 

  • Sugar

    Sugar, also known as table sugar, is made from sugar cane or sugar beets

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  • Tartaric Acid

    Tartaric Acid is used to provide a tart taste. It can also be found in some foods, such as grapes. 

  • Taurine

    Taurine is an amino acid made in the body from other amino acids.  It is an ingredient commonly found in energy drinks.

  • Tea

    See Tea/Tea Concentrate.

  • Tea / Tea Concentrate

    Tea is made from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant. 

  • Tea Powder

    Tea Powder is powder derived from ground tea.

  • Thiamine Mononitrate

    Thiamine Mononitrate is a source of thiamine, vitamin B1. It plays a role in converting carbohydrates to energy and is needed for normal functioning of the nervous system and muscles.

  • Tricalcium Phosphate

    Tricalcium Phosphate is a source of calcium. Calcium is a mineral essential for strong bones and teeth.  

  • Tumeric

    Turmeric is a dark orange-yellow coloring agent derived from a tropical plant in the same family as ginger. It is commonly used to impart flavor and color to foods.

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  • Vanilla Extract

    Vanilla Extract is a flavoring made from vanilla beans. 

  • Vapor Distilled Water

    Vapor Distilled Water is a type of water that is created through a specialized process.  It is heated, converted to steam, cooled and then collected.  Minerals and some impurities are removed during this process.

  • Vegetable Glycerin

    Vegetable glycerin is made from vegetable oils and used in beverages to help  maintain stability of flavors and other ingredients

  • Vitamin A Palmitate

    Vitamin A is an essential nutrient needed for normal vision and for healthy skin. 

  • Vitamin B1 (thiamin mononitrate)

    Vitamin B1 (thiamin mononitrate) helps the body convert food into energy, and is necessary for proper brain function.

  • Vitamin B1 (thiamine hydrochloride)

    Vitamin B1 (thiamine hydrochloride) plays a role in converting carbohydrates to energy and is needed for normal functioning of the nervous system.

  • Vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin)

    Vitamin B12 helps to build healthy blood cells, is required for normal nervous system function and plays a role in energy metabolism.

  • Vitamin B2 (riboflavin 5 phosphate/riboflavin)

    Vitamin B2 (riboflavin 5 phosphate) plays a role in normal energy metabolism by helping the body convert food into energy. It also helps maintain healthy mucous membranes; healthy mouth; healthy skin.

  • Vitamin B3 (niacinamide)

    Vitamin B3 (Niacinamide) is niacin. Niacin plays a role in carbohydrate, protein and fat metabolism. It is needed for the normal release of energy from food.

  • Vitamin B5 (calcium pantothenate)

    Calcium Pantothenate is used as a source of vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid). It contributes to normal metabolism of fat, carbohydrates and protein.

  • Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine hydrochloride/ pyridoxine)

    Vitamin B6 is an essential nutrient needed to process (metabolize) protein from your food to make it useful to the body for building tissues and for metabolizing carbohydrates. 

  • Vitamin C (ascorbic acid)

    Vitamin C is an antioxidant vitamin. It helps to protect body cells and tissues and helps to maintain healthy skin. 

  • Vitamin D

    Vitamin D is important for bone health as it helps the body use calcium. We use vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol) as a source of vitamin D in our products. 

  • Vitamin D3

    Vitamin D3 is a fat soluable vitamin which aids in calcium absorption. It also helps build and maintain healthy bones and teeth.

  • Vitamin E (D-alpha tocopherol acetate) / dl-alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E)

    D-alpha Tocopherol Acetate/ dl-alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E) is a form of Vitamin E. Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant. It helps protect body cells by neutralizing free radicals which are damaging molecules.

  • Vitamin E (alpha-tocopheryl acetate)

    Alpha Tocopherol Acetate is a form of Vitamin E. Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant. It helps protect body cells by neutralizing free radicals which are damaging molecules.

  • Vitamin E / Vitamin E Acetate

    Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant. It helps protect body cells by neutralizing free radicals which are damaging molecules. 

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  • Whole Dried Sweetened Blueberries

    Dried sweetened blueberries are blueberries that have been partially dehydrated, like raisins, and then had sugar added to balance the fruit’s natural tartness.

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  • Yellow No. 5

    Yellow No. 5 is an FDA-Certified food color. Each batch is inspected by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) before being certified. It is used in small quantities to give products a vibrant and attractive color. 

  • Yellow No.6

    Yellow No. 6 is an FDA-Certified food color. Each batch is inspected by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) before being certified. It is used in small quantities to give products a vibrant and attractive color. 

  • Yerba Mate Extract

    Yerba Mate Extract is a natural caffeine source made from the yerba mate plant, which is native to South America. Its caffeine content is similar to tea leaves.

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  • Zinc Gluconate

    Zinc Gluconate is a source of zinc, an essential nutrient for the body. Zinc is needed for the normal functioning of the immune system. 

  • Zinc Picolinate

    Zinc Picolinate is a source of zinc, an essential nutrient for the body. Zinc is needed for the normal functioning of the immune system.