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Thursday, September 10, 2015

Hellman's Mayonnaise



Hellman's have recently begun marketing a new product called "Hellman's With Olive Oil".

I was rather puzzled as to why they emphasised the olive oil, given that standard mayonnaise recipes use olive oil as one of the key ingredients.

Therefore, I looked at the ingredients of Hellman's other mayonnaise product "Hellman's Real Mayonnaise".

It seems that their "real" mayonnaise doesn't contain olive oil, but in fact contains soybean oil.

How can this be called "real" if it doesn't contain olive oil, and why do they not call their new product "real" given that it now contains olive oil?

Sadly they can't, because it isn't "real" either; as it contains soybean oil as well as olive oil.

Therefore the question remains, how can Hellman's call their original product "real" mayonnaise when it doesn't contain any olive oil?


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