Chemistry: FAIL

Posted on April 29, 2009


I’m good with “carbon neutral.” No problems with “no greenhouse gases were emitted in the production of this product.” But there’s a small problem with the following image (taken by my wife at a local natural grocer). I’ll give you a hint – the chemical formula for sucrose, aka sugar, is C12H22O11:


Take the carbon out of sugar and you’re pretty much left with water. Methinks Someone failed their chemistry class. Or their marketing class. Or both.

I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling a bit parched – time to have a tall glass of certified carbon free sugar.

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