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DSM in Food, Beverages & Dietary Supplements

How much do consumers really know about acrylamide?

Millennials drinking beer

It seems that almost all food manufacturers and regulators are concerned about reducing acrylamide. But what do the most important people in the global acrylamide debate - consumers - really think?

  • Consumers are relatively unaware of acrylamide and its potential effects. 
  • 70% of consumers who are aware of acrylamide are concerned by its potential health effects.
  • Food manufacturers can still take leadership on the issue of acrylamide, but they should act fast.

Consumer insights about acrylamide