Most food formulators are familiar with Whole Foods’ list of unacceptable ingredients. But what about Walmart? Does the mega-retailer have regulations of its own and how do they compare with those of Whole Foods?
In this analysis from Slate Magazine, writer Ben Blatt compares the grocery shelves of the two stores and comes out with some interesting statistics for food product developers. “More than 36 percent of drinks that Walmart labels as ‘water’ also have ingredients that disqualify them from Whole Foods’ shelves,” writes Blatt. This is just one of many insights the article provides.
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