Food Scientist Breaks Down Every Oreo Ingredient
Food Scientist Breaks Down Every Oreo Ingredient
Oreos are one of the most well-known cookies in the world, with around 40 billion produced each year. But consumers might not know what some of the ingredients like soy lecithin and alkali-processed cocoa really do.

WSJ spoke with a food scientist to understand how the “creme”-filled cookie is made.

  • 0:00 Meet Bruno, a food scientist of 20 years
  • 0:30 The ingredients in an Oreo’s creme
  • 3:47 What is the cookie made of?
  • 5:46 Bruno’s closing thoughts and suggestions
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