For centuries, ingredients have served useful functions in a variety of foods. Today, consumers demand and enjoy a diverse food supply that is made possible by food additives and advances in technology. There are thousands of ingredients used to make foods and consumers frequently have concerns about additives because of their long, unfamiliar names. Understanding food ingredients, their function, regulation and safety helps to clarify any misperceptions or unnecessary fear consumers may have over their use.

Caffeine, Sodium & Other Additives