GMO Juice Drinks

The following juices and juice drinks contain high fructose corn syrup — one of the most common GMO ingredients:

Capri Sun Juices (Kraft/Phillip Morris)

Fruit Punch
Pacific Cooler
Red Berry
Splash Cooler
Strawberry Kiwi
Surfer Cooler
Wild Cherry

Fruitopia (Coca Cola)

Berry Lemonade
Fruit Integration
Grape Beyond
Kiwiberry Ruckus
Strawberry Passion
Tremendously Tangerine

Fruit Works (PepsiCo)

Apple Raspberry
Peach Papaya
Pink Lemonade
Strawberry Melon

Gatorade (Quaker, a division of PepsiCo)

Fierce Grape
Frost Riptide Rush
Lemon Lime

Hawaiian Punch (Procter & Gamble)

Fruit Juicy Red
Grape Geyser
Strawberry Surfin
Tropical Fruit

Hi-C (Coca Cola)

Blue Cooler
Blue Moon Berry
Boppin’ Berry
Pink Lemonade
Smashin’ Wildberry
Tropical Punch
Watermelon Rapids

Kool Aid (Kraft/Phillip Morris)

Blastin’ Berry Cherry
Bluemoon Berry
Kickin’ Kiwi Lime
Tropical Punch
Wild Berry Tea

Ocean Spray

Cranberry and Cran-Apple Juice (rather than High Fructose Corn Syrup, they use GMO Beet Sugar)

Squeeze It (Betty Crocker/General Mills)

Chucklin’ Cherry
Mystery 2000
Rockin’ Red Puncher

Tang juices (Kraft/Phillip Morris)

Berry Panic
Fruit Frenzy
Orange Uproar

Tropicana Twisters (PepsiCo)

Apple Berry Blackout
Blue Raspberry Rush
Cherry Raspberry Rampage
Cranberry Raspberry Strawberry
Kinetic Kiwi Strawberry
Kiwi Grap Combustion
Mango Tangerine Mambo
Orang Cranberry Clash
Orange Peach
Orange Strawberry Banana Burst
Passionfruit Eruption
Ruby Red Tangerine Extreme
Tropical Fruit Fury
Wild Strawberry Dragonfruit

V-8 (Campbells)

V8 Tomato Juices (all varieties): HFCS appears to have been removed from the ingredient list; however its “natural flavors” can contain HFCS, corn-based thickeners and MSG.
Apple Medley
Berry Blend
Citrus Blend
Fruit Medley
Island Blend
Strawberry Banana
Strawberry Kiwi
Tropical Blend

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24 thoughts on “GMO Juice Drinks

  1. Terrific, this data is exactly what I was searching for. I am beyond doubt thankful to this topic because it indeed gives useful information. Very well written blog. I look forward to finding more. This blog is bookmarked! I absolutely love the stuff you have put here.

  2. V8 tomato drinks contain 0 per cent high fructose corn syrup. I mean none at all. Is it possible that the vegetables are GMO’s because there is absolutely no high fructose corn syrup whatsoever. I’m holding a bottle right now (unless it’s not listed in the ingredients…is that what you are stating?”)

  3. Thanks for this. Just to correct, Gatorade is owned by PepsiCo. PepsiCo also owns Quaker which may have been the confusion.

  4. You can also add Ocean Spray cranberry juices. I contacted them about GMOs abd they admit to using GMO sugar derived from sugar beets in their products. I have switched to making ALL of my own juices now.

    • Gary, thanks so much for sharing what you learned! (though I’m sad to hear it). Ocean Spray makes a variety of juices, I’m wondering if you’d get the same response about all of them? (I’m kinda guessing you would…) :-\

  5. For two and half years I worked in a local mine to help replenish our savings after building a mortgage free house. Miners are not known for their high intellect or educational demands. However, several younger miners told me during lunchtime discussions: “If I don’t kill it (hunting) or grow it, I don’t eat it.” (or feed it to his family.) These rural people don’t watch alot to television either. I trust these young people more than my long ago college professors.

    • Jack I have not been able to do the in-depth research necessary yet to answer your question with certainty. From the surface, it would appear the regular juice is GMO free…

  6. Does the v8 information also include the fusion line? I see strawberry banana listed, but I know that they have many varieties. Thank you!

    • I would need to view the label on the rest of their Fusion line; the last time it was checked, that flavor was clearly using GMO ingredients. I’ll see what I can track down; do you by chance have a photo you can post to our Facebook page?

  7. V-8 is really bad for us…of course right? I am in Afghanistan and don’t trust anything here for food as far as vegetables or fruits…should I stop drinking them? They have them for us here.

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