What are McDonald’s fries really made of?


Are McDonald’s fries even made of potatoes? Why are there 17 ingredients in its fries?

Turns out, there are real spuds in the fries. As for that 17 number, that’s a myth.

There are really 19 ingredients.

Does McDonald’s use real potatoes? Why do the fries always taste so good? Are they mashed and formed in a mold? There are a lot of questions about our fries so Grant Imahara is going to investigate our fry making process in his own way. Watch and discover how we make our World Famous Fries.

The fast-food giant lifted the veil on its fry production line and ingredient list Tuesday to dispel myths about one of its most popular items in two new videos.

 

In addition to different oils, the list includes several chemicals that perform various functions, including ones that adds flavor, an anti-foaming agent that keeps oil from splattering, another aimed at keeping “the potatoes from going gray” and preservatives, Imahara explains.

 

Complete post on http://www.cnbc.com/id/102352173

 

About Shailendra Nair

I am full-time IT professional, with excellent exposure in Information technology management, mission critical business application & development, Information security & advisory practice . I have been in the field for little over 13 + years have significant achievement and set new trends in the field & Industry. Grandson of late Indian freedom fighter from Kerala, I am photographer , blogger, guitarist by hobby , adamant NOT arrogant, travel & foodie at heart, globe trotting road warrior , multidimensional thinker & dreamer.
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