Ben & Jerry's Gives Up 'All Natural' Claims - NBC Connecticut

Ben & Jerry's Gives Up 'All Natural' Claims



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    As fattening as Ben & Jerry's ice cream is, the company's all-natural claims, abbreviated list of ingredients, and hippie-dippy Burlington headquarters, all make the product seem healthier. Not so.

    Certain flavors like Cherry Garcia contain "cocoa processed with alkali, which cuts acidity, and nutrition-boosting flavanols."

    Others, such as the Creme Brulee includes "maltodextrin, a sweetener produced from cornstarch, and corn syrup," writes the Washington Post.