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Biscuits and cakes

A biscuit is a flour-based baked food product, which is typically hard, flat and unleavened.

Nutrition facts

Average nutrition facts for the 80280 products of the Biscuits and cakes category for which nutrition facts are known (out of 85803 products).

Nutrition facts
Nutrition facts As sold
for 100 g / 100 ml
Standard deviation Minimum 10th centile Median 90th centile Maximum
Energy 1,790 kj
(429 kcal)
255 kj
(61 kcal)
0 kj
(0 kcal)
1,320 kj
(317 kcal)
1,830 kj
(437 kcal)
2,140 kj
(510 kcal)
68,500,000,000,000 kj
(57600000000000000 kcal)
Energy from fat 428 kj
(102 kcal)
261 kj
(62 kcal)
0 kj
(0 kcal)
84 kj
(20 kcal)
361 kj
(86 kcal)
837 kj
(200 kcal)
1,090 kj
(261 kcal)
Fat 18.4 g 6.55 g 0 g 6.67 g 19 g 28 g 4,320,000,000,000 g
Saturated fat 7.7 g 4.8 g 0 g 1.1 g 7.07 g 16 g 377,000 g
Arachidic acid 0.71 g 1.76 g 0 g 0 g 0.009 g 7.1 g 9 g
Behenic acid 0.069 g 0.057 g 0 g 0 g 0.075 g 0.177 g 1.46 g
Unsaturated fat 9.42 g 4.37 g 1 g 1 g 11.6 g 14.3 g 15 g
Monounsaturated fat 5.37 g 2.57 g 0 g 1.61 g 5.36 g 9.8 g 38.6 g
Omega 9 fat 2,220 mg 4,080 mg 1.68 mg 9.93 mg 12 mg 11,000 mg 12,000 mg
Polyunsaturated fat 3.92 g 2.65 g 0 g 0 g 3.33 g 8.89 g 44.6 g
Omega 3 fat 906 mg 829 mg 1.25 mg 2.5 mg 900 mg 2,670 mg 39,200 mg
Omega 6 fat 866 mg 1,230 mg 0 mg 0 mg 400 mg 4,000 mg 404,000 mg
Alpha-linolenic acid 2.77 g 6.75 g 0 g 0 g 0.26 g 8 g 100 g
Arachidonic acid 0.077 g 0.301 g 0 g 0 g 0.002 g 1.28 g 3.6 g
Oleic acid 9.02 g 3.44 g 0 g 0.702 g 10.4 g 13 g 15 g
Trans fat 0.001 g 0.008 g 0 g 0 g 0 g 0 g 191 g
Cholesterol 15.6 mg 21.7 mg 0 mg 0 mg 0 mg 63 mg 127,000 mg
Carbohydrates 58.9 g 10.8 g 0 g 39 g 60.5 g 74 g 2,430,000,000,000,000,000 g
Sugars 28.3 g 10.2 g 0 g 10 g 28.6 g 44.2 g 5,760,000,000,000,000,000 g
Added sugars 23.5 g 12.2 g 0 g 0.8 g 24.6 g 41.2 g 91.9 g
Lactose 0.22 g 0.396 g 0 g 0 g 0.01 g 1 g 3.2 g
Starch 30.6 g 13.8 g 0 g 2 g 38 g 44 g 63.7 g
Polyols (sugar alcohols) 13.4 g 10.2 g 0 g 0 g 14.2 g 29 g 99 g
Erythritol 21.9 g 8.67 g 8.47 g 8.47 g 25 g 32.1 g 32.1 g
Fiber 2.48 g 1.85 g 0 g 0 g 2.3 g 6.2 g 455,000,000,000,000,000 g
Soluble fiber 0.546 g 0.632 g 0 g 0 g 0 g 2 g 40 g
Insoluble fiber 1.01 g 1.32 g 0 g 0 g 1 g 4 g 21 g
Proteins 5.81 g 1.79 g 0 g 3.1 g 5.8 g 9 g 54,400,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 g
Salt 0.634 g 0.349 g 0 g 0.15 g 0.6 g 1.25 g 676,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 g
Alcohol 0.123 % vol 0.396 % vol 0 % vol 0 % vol 0 % vol 1.2 % vol 58 % vol
Vitamin A 35.6 µg 69.7 µg 0 µg 0 µg 0 µg 200 µg 429,000,000 µg
Vitamin D 0.666 µg 1.65 µg 0 µg 0 µg 0 µg 3.58 µg 3,330,000 µg
Vitamin E 4.65 mg 2.22 mg 0 mg 2 mg 4 mg 9 mg 3,600 mg
Vitamin K 4.75 µg 3.83 µg 0 µg 0 µg 5 µg 11 µg 2,700,000 µg
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) 0.083 mg 0.385 mg 0 mg 0 mg 0 mg 0 mg 16,400 mg
Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.21 mg 0.376 mg 0 mg 0 mg 0 mg 1 mg 70,600 mg
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.312 mg 0.174 mg 0 mg 0.09 mg 0.316 mg 0.689 mg 486 mg
Vitamin B3/PP (Niacin) 3.63 mg 1.97 mg 0 mg 0.8 mg 3.85 mg 7.5 mg 14,000 mg
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxin) 0.355 mg 0.298 mg 0 mg 0.02 mg 0.385 mg 0.909 mg 46,500 mg
Vitamin B9 (Folic acid) 78.8 µg 43.1 µg 0 µg 26 µg 70 µg 159 µg 200,000,000 µg
Folates (total folates) 102 µg 56.2 µg 0 µg 26 µg 78 µg 204 µg 8,080 µg
Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) 0.334 µg 0.632 µg 0 µg 0 µg 0 µg 1.71 µg 6,700 µg
Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 2.13 mg 2.63 mg 0 mg 0.286 mg 1.6 mg 5 mg 2,200 mg
Potassium 127 mg 87.7 mg 0 mg 0 mg 112 mg 300 mg 60,000 mg
Calcium 39.7 mg 47.3 mg 0 mg 0 mg 27 mg 138 mg 522,000 mg
Phosphorus 156 mg 101 mg 0 mg 45 mg 120 mg 357 mg 2,700 mg
Iron 2.12 mg 1.19 mg 0 mg 0.002 mg 2 mg 4.15 mg 50,000 mg
Magnesium 46.9 mg 43.9 mg 0 mg 8 mg 26 mg 143 mg 135,000 mg
Zinc 1.07 mg 1.13 mg 0 mg 0.2 mg 0.6 mg 3.53 mg 8,000 mg
Copper 0.522 mg 0.308 mg 0 mg 0.109 mg 0.444 mg 1.07 mg 1.29 mg
Manganese 1.35 mg 0.737 mg 0 mg 0.394 mg 1 mg 3 mg 1,650 mg
Selenium 2,630 µg 13,300 µg 0 µg 1 µg 20 µg 6,100 µg 15,000,000 µg
Iodine 134 µg 403 µg 0 µg 3 µg 21 µg 800 µg 1,460,000 µg
Fruits‚ vegetables‚ nuts and rapeseed‚ walnut and olive oils 5.25 % 9.16 % 0 % 0 % 0 % 28 % 99 %
Fruits‚ vegetables and nuts - dried 12 % 16.1 % 0 % 0 % 8.9 % 60 % 99 %
Fruits‚ vegetables‚ nuts and rapeseed‚ walnut and olive oils (manual estimate from ingredients list) 13.8 % 9.09 % 0 % 4 % 10.7 % 31 % 96 %
Cocoa (minimum) 18.5 % 16.3 % 0 % 1.4 % 12 % 50 % 100 %
Carbon footprint 207 g 129 g 0 g 0 g 215 g 445 g 1,000 g
Vitamin K1 (Phylloquinone) 0 g 0 g 0 g 0 g 0 g 0.001 g 0.001 g
  • Packaging materials


    Material % of products containing mostly the material Mean packaging weight per 100 g of product (for products that contain mostly the material) % of products containing the material Mean packaging weight per 100 g of product (for products that contain the material) Mean packaging weight per 100 g of product (relative to all products)
    Paper or cardboard 72.1% 14.4 g 78.1% 13.5 g 11 g
    Plastic 24.1% 6.8 g 90.1% 3.9 g 3 g
    Glass 0.5% 121.8 g 0.5% 121.8 g 1 g
    Metal 0.2% 96.8 g 4.1% 5.7 g 0 g
    Unknown 3.1% 9.8 g 6.3% 5.9 g 0 g
    Total - - - - 15 g