America's only certified Skyrace course. Race Beast of Big Creek on Mt. Ellinor in Hoodsport, WA on Aug 3rd, 2024.

America's only certified Skyrace course. Race Beast of Big Creek on Mt. Ellinor in Hoodsport, WA on Aug 3rd, 2024.

In a video released today on Instagram the founders of Sport Hunger, a popular German specialty online shop for the endurance world share the results of their lab test of Spring Energy’s Awesome Sauce. This is the full translation of the video (done by me – don’t use it for legal actions!) into English:

Dear friends of Sport Hunger,
We have today some upsetting news for you all. Many of you might’ve followed the discussions online that questioned the carbohydrate numbers of Spring Energy’s Awesome Sauce.
We reached out to Spring and tried to get to bottom of this, but sadly we didn’t get enough information so that we had full trust in their numbers. So we took the product off our shelves and send it to a lab to get tested. We wanted to make sure that we knew what we were dealing with and we paid out of our own pockets for this testing.

And the results are back. What the results say is that per package (of Awesome Sauce) you get 16 grams of carbs. That is of course a big difference to the promised 45 grams. And what can we say we’re shocked and disappointed.

It hurt us that you all trusted us, we’re really sorry about that. We got caught in the middle of this.
If you have any Awesome Sauce at home you are welcome to send it back. If you have further questions please send an email to We’ll respond to all inquiries.

The maker Spring Energy ensures us that they will rework their manufacturing process to ensure that they will again reliably achieve their high numbers that they declare to have.

We hope that this is really going to happen because we believe that natural food for many of our customers is a great alternative to the regular gels. Especially because there aren’t many good alternatives available. And for many it’s a great help to have these natural products.

We’re looking forward to seeing your comments and hear your thoughts about this situation. We’d really want to offer you wonderful products that might not be readily available.
Hope you all have a great weekend and hopefully have a chance to get outside.

Again apologies if I made any mistakes in the translation, this was done fast.

Here’s the context to how this mislabelling was first discovered.