Papa John’s Removes High Fructose Corn Syrup From Food Menu

Becomes first national pizza chain to do so
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Announcement solidifies the chain’s commitment to 'Better Ingredients. Better Pizza.'

Papa John’s has announced the removal of high fructose corn syrup from its entire food menu, which has been fully implemented at the time of the announcement. Food items include all pizza ingredients, toppings, dessert items, and sauces, according to a release.

“We are proud to announce that Papa John's is the first national pizza chain to remove high fructose corn syrup from our entire food menu,” said Sean Muldoon, Papa John's chief ingredient officer. “We've always strived for high quality ingredients in our pizzas and continue our aggressive push toward cleaner ingredients and menu offerings. We work tirelessly to set the industry's gold standard for pizza ingredient quality, and this is the next step in fulfilling our promise to deliver better ingredients.”

The removal of high fructose corn syrup from food items follows the chain’s removal of artificial flavors and synthetic colors from its menu in January. The chain also introduced its Quality Guarantee in February.

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