Papa John’s Drops $100 Million a Year to Oust Artificial Ingredients

June 23, 2015

It’s getting rid of corn syrup, among other things.

Papa John’s is hopping on the no-artificial-ingredients bandwagon, and it’s ponying up some serious cash to do so. The pizza chain “is spending $100 million a year to eliminate artificial ingredients and other additives from its menu,” according to Bloomberg.

Papa John’s is looking to rid its menu of 14 different ingredients “including corn syrup, artificial colors and various preservatives.” Per Bloomberg, “The ingredients are mostly in the chain’s dipping sauces,” such as the so-called garlic “butter” sauce that many customers dip their pizza crusts in. (Papa John’s already took MSG out…