Smart Snacks and Apple Juice Concentrate

Asked August 19, 2014, 9:45 AM EDT

Is apple juice concentrate considered an added sugar? Would applesauce made with apple juice concentrate qualify for Smart Snacks guidelines with that ingredient?

Philadelphia County Pennsylvania

1 Response

Check the ingredients listed on the apple juice concentrate. Often sugar, sucrose, dextrose have been added.

When making applesauce you only need a very small amount of water in with the apples. There really is no reason to need to add apple juice.

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