Ingredients Glossary

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Our Glossary of Ingredients

Want to know the specifics on what's in our food? This glossary provides information about the ingredients in our most popular items in addition to our main ingredients—pork and other meats. These ingredients are added to enrich flavor, expand variety, and enhance food safety.

12 ingredients beginning with the letter 'D'

Dairy-Free Cheddar Alternative
Dairy-Free Cheddar Alternative is a plant-based cheese.
Deheated Ground Mustard
Deheated ground mustard is a natural source of cold water-soluble gums, protein and oil which functions as a thickener, stabilizer, emulsifier and antioxidant.
Dehydrated Garlic
Dehydrated garlic is dried, ground garlic used to add flavor to products.
Dehydrated Jalapeno Pepper
Dehydrated jalapeno pepper is dried, ground jalapeno pepper used to add flavor to products.
Dehydrated Parsley
Dehydrated Parsley is dried parsley leaves, commonly used to add flavor. 
Dehydrated Red Bell Pepper
Dehydrated red bell pepper is dried, ground red bell pepper used to add flavor to products.
Dextrose is a sweetener that is 70 percent as sweet as sucrose. It provides a browning effect and reduces bacteria growth.
Disodium Guanylate
Disodium guanylate is a natural sodium, salt-based flavor enhancer in meat products. 
Disodium Inosinate
Disodium inosinate is a food additive used to enhance flavor naturally. 
Disodium Phosphate
Disodium phosphate is a stabilizer that improves moisture retention in products.
Distilled Vinegar
Vinegar derived from natural sources used to deter bacterial growth in fully cooked products.
Dried Garlic
Concentrated form of dehydrated garlic.