Kicking off the summer season is a time to soak up the sun, juice up, and enjoy some cold drinks. And What happened to the Capri Sun with sour straws? Unfortunately, this favourite beverage of youngsters and adults alike isn’t as innocent as it seems. As it turns out, the sour straws in Capri Suns have been linked to adverse health effects. Reports say that consuming these straws can cause a person’s mouth to feel dry, their throat to itch, and their stomach to feel upset. So if you’re planning on sipping on a Capri Sun this summer, be mindful of the straws!
Sadly, the sour straws that were a staple of Capri Sun drinks are no longer available. This is due to a change in manufacturing procedures that removed the sour straws.
Details of what happened to the Capri Sun with sour straws?
The Capri Sun company received an inquiry from consumer reports on Monday regarding product labelling for sour straws. The inquiry came after a viewer looked at the soda manufacturer’s label and noticed that it was missing the name “Sour Straws.” The consumer report viewer, who asked to remain anonymous, stated that the product label should be changed to reflect “Sour Straws” as an ingredient.
Juice pouches are the most common juice drinks in North America. Kraft Foods recalls about 57,000 cases of its pouches that have a hole in the pouch. The company believes caps may get contaminated with mould after air gets into one of the holes during manufacturing and fermentation. On June 28, 2019, Kraft Foods Corporation announced a voluntary recall of approximately 57,000 cases of Capri Sun juice pouches due to a potential contamination risk with mould.
The sour straws that were a staple of Capri Sun drinks are no longer available. This is due to a change in manufacturing procedures that removed the sour straws. While this may seem like a small detail, it’s been sorely missed by Capri Sun fans worldwide. If you’re curious about what happened and want to reminisce about the good old days, check out our blog for more information!