kencko | The Science

nature’s best remedy

There’s one fact that doctors, nutritionists and researchers all agree on: a diet rich in fruit and vegetables is essential to good health. Our products capture natural plant nutrients to boost your daily diet and support your nutrition goals. Here’s the evidence.

healthy habits transparent

what we put in

The only ingredients you’ll ever find in kencko products are organic plants. Nothing added, nothing taken out except water - and that’s a promise. Here’s a full list of ingredients for our smoothies. Follow the links to read third-party research about the health benefits of different plant foods.

smoothies

smoothies

gumdrops

gumdrops

bowls

bowls

what we leave out

All the color, flavor and nutrients in our products come from natural sources. Our manufacturing processes are designed to create safe, shelf-stable foods without any artificial additives. Here’s a full list of the ingredients we screen for and exclude from kencko products.

  • Added Sugars

    • Agave Nectar/Syrup

    • Barley malt

    • Blackstrap molasses

    • Brown rice syrup

    • Cane juice crystals

    • Caramel

    • Carob syrup

    • Coconut sugar

    • Confectioner’s sugar (powdered sugar)

    • Corn syrup

    • Corn syrup solids

    • Demerara sugar

    • Dextrose

    • Evaporated cane juice

    • Florida crystals

    • Fructose

    • Galactose

    • Glucose

    • Glucose syrup solids

    • Golden syrup

    • High-fructose corn syrup • Honey

    • Lactose

    • Malt syrup

    • Maltodextrin

    • Maltose

    • Maple syrup

    • Muscovado sugar

    • Refiner’s syrup

    • Sorghum syrup

    • Sucrose

    • Turbinado sugar

  • Anti-Caking Agents

    • Calcium silicate

    • Iron ammonium citrate

     

    • Silicon dioxide

  • Artificial sweeteners

    • Acesulfame Potassium

    • Advantame

    • Aspartame

    • Cyclamate

    • Erythritol

    • Glycerol

    • Glycyrrhizin

    • Hydrogenated Starch

    • Hydrolysate

    • Isomalt

    • Lactitol

    • Maltitol

    • Mannitol

    • Neotame

    • Polydextrose

    • Saccharin

    • Sorbitol

    • Sucralose

    • Tagatose

    • Xylitol

  • Coloring agents

    • Annatto extract

    • Caramel color

    • Citrus Red No. 2

    • Cochineal extract or carmine

    • FD&C Blue Nos. 1 and 2

    • FD&C Green No. 3

    • FD&C Red Nos. 3 and 40

    • FD&C Yellow Nos. 5 and 6

    • Orange B

    • Paprika oleoresin

     

  • Emulsifiers

    • Diglycerides

    • Egg yolks

    • Monoglycerides

    • Polysorbates

    • Sorbitan monostearate

    • Soy lecithin

  • Fat replacers

    • Carrageenan

    • Cellulose gel

    • Microparticulated protein

    • Modified food starch

    • Olestra

    • Polydextrose

    • Whey protein concentrate

  • Firming agents

    • Calcium chloride

    • Calcium lactate

  • Preservatives

    • BHA, BHT, EDTA

    • Calcium propionate

    • Calcium sorbate

    • Potassium sorbate

    • Sodium benzoate

    • Sodium erythorbate

    • Sodium nitrite

  • Nutritional additives

    • Calciferol

    • Calcium Bromate

    • Dipotassium Phosphate

    • Disodium Phosphate

    • Iodine

    • Niacin/Nicotinic Acid

    • Potassium Bromate

    • Sodium Benzoate

    • Sodium Nitrite

    • Thiamin

  • Stabilizers, thickeners, binders & texturisers

    • Acacia gum

    • Agar agar

    • Arrowroot

    • Carrageenan

    • Cellulose gum

    • Gelatin

    • Gellan gum

    • Guar gum

    • Locust bean gum

    • Tara gum

    • Xanthan gum

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The information provided on this site is for educational purposes only, and is not a substitute for professional medical advice. All studies cited refer to fruits and vegetables in general rather than kencko products in particular.