Evan-May Gillott, a McDonald's fan, recently went viral for her surprising discovery about the fast-food chain's sweet and sour sauce.
Her revelation has left many McDonald's enthusiasts, including herself, in a state of disbelief.
Evan-May took to TikTok to share her findings, garnering more than 242,000 views and 13,000 likes. She posed the question, "Am I the only one who didn't know what fruit it is made from until today?"
The unexpected ingredient
Contrary to popular belief that the sauce might contain pineapple or mango, Evan-May revealed that the key ingredient is actually apricot.
This revelation has left her and her followers astonished.
One person commented, "I was 100% convinced it was pineapple," while another said, "I said mango so confidently. I had no idea that it was even a fruit at all."
Evan-May stumbled upon this information while reading the ingredients list out of curiosity. She had won a free meal through a Monopoly game and decided to investigate what she was actually consuming.
"I was shaken to my core," she said, describing her reaction to finding out that the sauce contained apricot.
The discovery has led Evan-May to ponder about the ingredients in other sauces. She now questions what other condiments might contain, admitting that there are many she doesn't know the ingredients of. She even found out that McDonald's curry sauce also uses apricot.
The news has sparked various reactions online. Some people were shocked, while others were intrigued. A third group declared their allegiance to other sauces, with one person stating, "No wonder I don't like it! Curry girl till I die."
Watch the TikTok video from Evan-May below.