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What are the ingredients in Campbell's Chicken Noodle Soup?

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The key ingredients in a can of Campbell's Chicken Noodle Soup (the classic version) are chicken stock and cooked enriched egg noodles. The egg noodles in this homestyle soup have been enhanced with calcium, according to the Campbell Soup Company.

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What are the ingredients in Campbell's Chicken Noodle Soup?
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The soup contains water and, of course, cooked chicken meat. Here are the other ingredients in the soup:

  • Salt
  • Vegetable oil
  • Potato starch
  • Chicken fat
  • Dehydrated cooked chicken
  • Onion powder
  • Modified food starch
  • Yeast extract
  • Spice extract
  • Soy protein isolate
  • Sodium phosphates
  • Chicken flavor
  • Dehydrated garlic
  • Beta carotene

It must also be noted that the soup contains a flavor enhancer called monosodium glutamate, which is commonly referred to as just MSG. This is a food additive.

A 1/2 cup serving of the soup has 60 calories, with 20 calories from fat. The soup does not have any trans fat. There are 2 grams of total fat, 10 milligrams of cholesterol and 850 milligrams of sodium. There is 1 gram of sugar per serving and 3 grams of protein.

Additional nutritional details are as follows:

  • Vitamin A, 8 percent
  • Calcium, 30 percent
  • Iron, 2 percent
  • Polyunsaturated fat, 0.5 gram
  • Monounsaturated fat, 1 gram

On Campbell's website, the company acknowledges that the nutrition information may change from time to time, and the aforementioned facts are true as of February 10, 2015.

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