Kraft Foods Issues ‘Mayo Culpa’ For Making Fat-Free Mayonnaise

Kraft Foods admitted its fat-free mayonnaise just doesn’t cut the mustard.

So the company is discontinuing the product, though other reduced-fat versions of the condiment will remain, according to Today.

Kraft first introduced its fat-free mayo in the early ’90s, but the company apparently realized after three decades that it was a bad idea.

“Let this be a lesson to you all to not fix what isn’t broken,” a company spokesperson told Today.com.

Kraft announced the condiment cancellation on Tuesday through a “mayo culpa” on Twitter.

Though Kraft claimed its decision is based solely on the quality ― or lack

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Kraft axes fat-free mayonnaise as clean label indulgence rises

28 Jul 2021 — In a blow to the better-for-you sector, Kraft Mayo has discontinued its fat-free version of the condiment. 

The brand – part of the Kraft Heinz Company – hinted at quality issues, saying that it owes the discontinuation to mayo lovers who “deserve nothing less than velvety smooth mayo in their fridges.” NutritionInsight has reached out for further comment.

Kraft first launched the fat-free mayo in the early 1990s, when low-fat diets were especially trendy. The advent of high-fat eating patterns like keto may have played a role in the fat-free mayo’s demise. 

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