Papa John's Completes Removal of 14 Unwanted Ingredients
Letter from Founder, Chairman and CEO "Papa John" Schnatter celebrates latest accomplishment in brand's BETTER INGREDIENTS. BETTER PIZZA. Promise
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Last June, I made a promise in an open letter in
Artificial Colors (Synthetic and Certified FD&C)
1. Synthetic Beta Carotene
2. Caramel Color
3. Corn Syrup Solids
4. Titanium Dioxide (color enhancer)
6. Disodium Guanylate
7. Disodium Inosinate
8. Hydrolyzed Corn/Soy Protein
9. Autolyzed Yeast
11. Corn Syrup
12. Calcium Propionate
13. Phosphoric Acids
14. Maltodextrin - thickener
Today, I'm proud to announce that promise has been fulfilled! We have completed the full removal of these unwanted ingredients across our entire food menu. We continue to be a brand leader when it comes to clean ingredients by achieving key milestones on our promise of BETTER INGREDIENTS. BETTER PIZZA., which was pledged over 30 years ago. We are incredibly proud of the work we have done, and continue to do, to fulfill this promise.
I started this company with a commitment to providing families with the highest-quality ingredients on our menu. I knew that with better ingredients, we could create better pizzas for everyone to enjoy. We continue to deliver on this promise today.
As part of our Clean Label commitment to you,
But we aren't done being "Better." Our Chief Ingredient Officer,
When I opened the doors to Papa John's in 1984, I had one goal in mind: Better Pizza. Today, our Clean Label journey remains an essential part of that promise, and our commitment to you, our customer, is as strong as ever. As we look ahead, I am proud to continue creating milestones on that journey and excited to show you what we have in store for the future.
Papa John's: Better Ingredients. Always Had Them. Always Will.
"Papa John" Schnatter
Founder, Chairman and CEO
About Papa John's
Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky,
Senior Director, Public Relations
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