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over to see what we were about to digest: peanuts, vegetable oil, and
chilli [sic]/lemon flavour [sic], which was further defined as salt,
spices, lemon juice, flavourings [sic], acidity regulator, and rusk. Uh,
"acidity regulator" and "rusk"? What the...? And what's with all this
British spelling when the name brand was New York Delhi?
Let's tackle one question at a time. First, it turns out rusk is a wheat-based food additive that, we presume, helps bind the spices to the nuts. The acidity regulator, we surmised, was to counter what could've been an overpowering lemon taste. And as for the brand name, it seems the New York Delhi Co. is based in London, hence the Queen's English spellings.