Cream cheese brands without gums

Snofrisk and Nancy's Organic cream cheese triumphing over Great Value brand

Don't let the breathtaking beauty of my cream cheese art intimidate you, this is just a page comparing the ingredients of different brands.

Recommended as gum-free cream cheese brands:

Photo of Nancy's Organic Cultured Cream Cheese
Nancy's Organic Cultured Cream Cheese
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Positives:
  • no artificial colors
  • free of gums
Negatives:
(none)
All ingredients:

Organic cream, nonfat dry milk, L. acidophilus, B. bifidum and 4 strains of Lactic cultures, salt.

Contains live probiotics, gluten free and kosher certified.

Photo of Snofrisk Goat Cheese (Effectively Cream Cheese)
Snofrisk Goat Cheese (Effectively Cream Cheese)
Available on igourmet.com
Positives:
  • no artificial colors
  • free of gums
Negatives:
(none)
All ingredients:

Pasteurized goat milk (80%), pasteurized cow cream (20%) and salt.

Surprisingly inexpensive, low-additive option (but contains locust bean gum):

Whole Foods 365 Organic Cream Cheese
Positives:
  • no artificial colors
  • surprisingly inexpensive
Negatives:
  • contains gums
All ingredients:

Organic pasteurized milk and cream, cheese culture, salt, organic locust bean gum.


Other cream cheese products

Here are the other cream cheese products I'm aware of, along with their ingredients:

Name Ingredients
Breakstone's Temp Tee Whipped Cream Cheese

Pasteurized milk and cream, cheese culture, skim milk, salt, carob bean gum.

Challenge Original Cream Cheese

Pasteurized milk and cream, cheese culture, salt, stabilizers (carob bean and/or xanthan and/or guar gums).

Challenge Soft Cream Cheese Spread

Pasteurized milk and cream, whey, cheese culture, salt, stabilizers (carob bean and/or xanthan and/or guar gums), sorbic acid (preservative).

Great Value Cream Cheese (Fat Free)

Cultured skim milk solids, cultured skim milk, calcium caseinate, salt, sugar, titanium dioxide (color), sodium tripolyphosphate, stabilizers (carob bean and/or xanthan and/or guar gums and/or carrageenan), potassium sorbate and calcium propionate (as preservatives), corn syrup solids, modified food starch, enzymes, vitamin A palmitate.

May contain traces of salmon, almonds, pecans, and walnuts.

Great Value Cream Cheese (Spread, Light)

Pasteurized skim milk, pasteurized milk and cream, whey protein concentrate, modified food starch, sodum citrate, lactic acid, salt, natural flavor, cheese culture, stabilizers (carob bean and/or xanthan and/or guar gums), citric acid, potassium sorbate (preservative), sodium phosphate, vitamin A palmitate.

Great Value Cream Cheese (Spread, Regular)

Pasteurized milk and cream, whey, cheese culture, salt, stabilizers (carob bean and/or xanthan and/or guar gums), sorbic acid, (preservative).

May contain traces of salmon, almonds, pecans and walnuts.

Great Value Cream Cheese (Spread, Whipped)

Pasteurized milk and cream, cheese culture, salt, stabilizers (carob bean and/or xanthan and/or guar gums), natamycin (a natural mold inhibitor).

May contain traces of salmon, almonds, pecans and soy.

Horizon Organic Cream Cheese (Reduced Fat)

Organic Grade A milk and organic Grade A cream, cheese cultures, salt and organic locust bean gum.

Horizon Organic Cream Cheese (Regular)

Organic Grade A milk and organic Grade A cream, cheese cultures, salt and organic locust bean gum.

Kraft Philadelphia Cream Cheese (Spread, Fat Free)

Skim milk, whey protein concentrate, contains less than 2% of sodium phosphate, sugar, salt, color added, xanthan gum, pasteurized milk and cream, natural flavor, potassium sorbate and calcium propionate as preservatives, carrageenan, cheese culture, carob bean gum, vitamin A palmitate.

Kraft Philadelphia Original Cream Cheese (Regular)

Pasteurized milk and cream, whey protein concentrate, salt, carob bean gum, cheese culture.

Kraft Philadelphia Original Cream Cheese (Spread, 2x Protein)

Pasteurized milk, skim milk and cream, water, milk protein concentrate, whey protein concentrate, salt, lactic acid, carob bean gum, carrageenan, sorbic acid (as a preservative), natural flavor, cheese culture, vitamin A palmitate.

Kraft Philadelphia Original Cream Cheese (Spread, Regular)

Pasteurized milk and cream, whey protein concentrate, whey, salt, carob bean gum, xanthan gum, guar gum, sorbic acid (as a preservative), vitamin A palmitate, cheese culture.

Kraft Philadelphia Original Cream Cheese (Spread, Whipped)

Pasteurized milk and cream, skim milk, whey protein concentrate, whey, modified food starch, salt, carob bean gum, xanthan gum, sorbic acid (as a preservative), guar gum, lactic acid, vitamin A palmitate, cheese culture.

Organic Valley Cream Cheese

Organic pasteurized milk and cream, cheese culture, salt, organic locust bean gum.

Publix Cream Cheese

Pasteurized milk and cream, cheese culture, salt, stabilizers (carob bean and/or xanthan and/or guar gums).

Raskas Cream Cheese

Pasteurized milk and cream, cheese culture, salt, stabilizers (carob bean and/or xanthan and/or guar gums).

The Laughing Cow Smooth Sensations Classic Cream Cheese Spread Wedges

Pasteurized milk and cream, ultrafiltered nonfat milk, less than 2% of cheese culture, carob bean gum, xanthan gum, guar gum, salt, carrageenan, calcium phosphate, citric acid, sodium phosphate, sodium polyphosphate, modified food starch.

Trader Joe's Light Cream Cheese

Organic pasteurized milk and cream, cheese culture, salt, organic locust bean gum.

Weight Watchers Cream Cheese (Spread, Reduced Fat)

Pasteurized milk and cream, inulin, water, cheese culture, salt, stabilizers (carob bean and/or xanthan and/or guar gums), vitamin A palmitate.

Weight Watchers Cream Cheese (Whipped Spread, Reduced Fat)

Pasteurized milk and cream, sugar, maltodextrin, inulin, whey protein concentrate, cheese culture, salt, stabilizers (carob and/or xanthan and/or guar gums), potassium sorbate (preservative), lactic acid, vitamin A palmitate.


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