Snapple To Switch To Real Sugar Instead Of HFCS

The beverage makers are jumping off HFCS like rats off a sinking ship these days. Snapple has announced that it will will eliminate HFCS from its recipes. In at least once case this will actually result in fewer calories.

The NYT says that the old ingredient list for Snapple’s Lemon Iced Tea was as follows: “water, high fructose corn syrup, citric acid, tea, natural flavors.” Calories: 200. The new version: “filtered water, sugar, citric acid, tea, natural flavors.” Calories: 160.

The beverage maker also announced that it will redesign its bottle so it will actually fit into your cup holder. How nice.

Reading the Tea Leaves, Snapple Refreshes Itself [NYT]