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Behold The Horrifying Way Maraschino Cherries Are Made

The truth is out. And it's gross.

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At the processing center, the cherries are bleached in a solution of calcium chloride and sulfur dioxide until they turn yellow. Next, they're marinated in huge vats of high fructose corn syrup and Red #4.

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Which isn't the most natural process.