Nutrition

  1. Does Honeysuckle White® Turkey contain gluten or MSG?
  2. Are turkeys injected with or fed hormones?
  3. What meat has the highest protein and the lowest fat?

Does Honeysuckle White® Turkey contain gluten or MSG?

All of our products are free of MSG.

The majority of Honeysuckle White® products do not contain Gluten. However, the following list of products do contain Gluten:

Teriyaki Flavor Turkey Breast Tenderloin
Frozen Italian Style Meatballs
Fresh Italian Style Turkey Meatballs


Always refer to product packaging for accurate ingredient statements.

We don't use flour on the conveyor belts in any of our Honeysuckle White® processing plants.

Are turkeys injected with or fed hormones or steroids?

No. Hormones and steroids are not approved by the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) for use in turkeys.

What meat has the highest protein and the lowest fat?

Turkey. It has the lowest overall fat content of any other meat, including chicken, and more protein per portion than chicken, beef or pork. Turkey white meat is also the lowest in calories. Turkey also has the most methionine, the essential amino acid required for complete protein usage.

TURKEY NUTRIENT COMPARISON
VERSUS OTHER MEATS
Protein Source Calories Calories from Fat Total Fat Sat. Fat Cholesterol Sodium Protein Iron
Turkey Breast 120 10 1 0 55 45 26 8
Chicken Breast 120 15 1.5 .5 70 65 24 4
Beef (Top Loin, Steak) 180 70 8 3 65 60 24 10
Pork (Top Loin, Chop) 170 60 7 2 70 55 26 4