Bud Light’s Super Bowl ad angers the corn industry

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"It's more of a processing aid and is 100% fermented out".

During Super Bowl Sunday, fans of both were treated to a special moment when the hit series revealed its return date in the midst of a Bud Light commercial.

In one first-quarter ad, a humorous installment in Bud Light's medieval-themed "Dilly Dilly" campaign, the recurring king character embarks on a journey to deliver a shipment of misdelivered corn syrup to its correct address. It also angered the corn industry, which gave the brewer an earful over its implied criticism.

Corn growers across the country, including here in north Alabama, are scolding Bud Light.

Bud Light uses rice instead of corn syrup in its fermenting process, but does it matter what type of starch or sweetener is used?

Bud Light did not respond to the NCGA on Twitter. Literal corn syrup. dumped into flavorless beer.

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At the final, they turned out in huge numbers with maroon scarves emblazoned with the world " Qatar " in Arabic over their heads. It's a great day for me and the players and the country. "That's one of the toughest ways to lose", said a distraught Yoshida.

Ross said Anheuser-Busch officials reached out to the National Corn Growers Association before the end of Sunday's football game and hopes the two groups can have a positive conversation.

Harry Schuhmacher, editor of Beer Business Daily, said the fermenting aids used to make lighter beers might result in slight differences in taste, but they generally serve the same goal.

Meanwhile, Chief Communications Officer Peter Marino pointed out that, with or without corn syrup, Bud Light is no health drink.

A spokesperson for Anheuser-Busch said in a statement to CNN that the company bought more than 1 billion pounds of corn ingredients in the past year.

And Anheuser-Busch said in a statement that the company "fully supports" corn growers despite the potshot.

The only drama from last night's Super Bowl came in the form of an ad for Bud Light, which took aim at Miller Lite and Coors Lite for containing corn syrup.

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