Sucralose adds sweetness without increasing added sugars or calories. Although sucralose does not occur naturally, it is safe to use in all food products.
We use Stevia in some of our +Energy products, which adds sweetness without increasing added sugars or calories. Stevia is naturally derived from the leaves of the Stevia plant.
We add citric acid to control the acidity of our products to ensure product safety. Our citric acid is derived from Non-GMO sources.”
We add it to maintain the safety of our products. Although naturally-occurring in many fruits and vegetables such as apples and grapes, the malic acid we use is manufactured.
The natural flavors used in V8 +Energy are derived from fruits and vegetables.
Ascorbic acid (Vitamin C)
Ascorbic acid is another name for vitamin C. It occurs naturally in many foods and we add it to replace the naturally-occurring vitamin C that may be lost during preparing and cooking the juice. It is considered an antioxidant.
We add a variety of B vitamins to V8 +Energy beverages because of their recognized role in supporting energy metabolism.
The cans used in V8 + Energy products do not contain BPA lining. For more information on BPA and our Packaging, please visit:
OUR PACKAGING AND BPA
We understand that some people would prefer to avoid bisphenol A (BPA), although FDA has determined that it’s safe to use in food packaging. Historically, BPA has been used in food packaging to line metal cans and to preserve the food’s taste and its nutritional value.
PET bottles, pouches and cartons such as those used for V8® beverages, Swanson® broths and Campbell’s sauces are (and have always been) non-BPA packaging.
Campbell has transitioned to non-BPA lining in all of our aluminum and steel cans in the United States and Canada.
The containers of a few other products have metal components that have limited food contact points but are key to ensuring that the lids remain tight. BPA is used as a coating on that metal but in small amounts and we continue to work on packaging alternatives.