Trader Joe's Unsulfured, Sweetened And Dried Mango
- ttoommyy Feb 5, 2014 05:49 AM
I have been buying these for a while now. I looked at the nutritional information on the back of the package and noticed that the ingredients are "sugar, mango." From what I have learned, this means there is more sugar than mango by weight. Correct? If so, this is surprising to me. I never deluded myself that these were very healthful by any chance, but to find out that there is more sugar than mango? I am surprised.
Actually sugar is often added to dried fruit so they can use under ripe fruit- dried cranberries may be the worst offender. Trader joe's has some great freeze dried fruits now that don't have added sugar, and some of the other fruits don't.
This brand of dried mangos doesn't have added sugar: