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Food additives

substances added to food to preserve flavor or enhance its taste, appearance, or other qualities

Nutrition facts

Average nutrition facts for the 2088 products of the Food additives category for which nutrition facts are known (out of 3804 products).

Nutrition facts
Nutrition facts As sold
for 100 g / 100 ml
Standard deviation Minimum 10th centile Median 90th centile Maximum
Energy 708 kj
(169 kcal)
657 kj
(157 kcal)
0 kj
(0 kcal)
0 kj
(0 kcal)
697 kj
(167 kcal)
1,640 kj
(391 kcal)
3,770 kj
(900 kcal)
Fat 0.87 g 1.94 g 0 g 0 g 0 g 5.1 g 100 g
Saturated fat 0.235 g 0.603 g 0 g 0 g 0 g 1.3 g 60 g
Monounsaturated fat 7.53 g 4.87 g 0 g 0 g 8.5 g 15 g 20 g
Polyunsaturated fat 25.5 g 12.7 g 0 g 0 g 31 g 41 g 42 g
Trans fat 0 g 0 g 0 g 0 g 0 g 0 g 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0 mg 0 mg 0 mg 0 mg 0 mg 250 mg
Carbohydrates 37.7 g 38 g 0 g 0 g 21.4 g 99 g 100 g
Sugars 12 g 24.3 g 0 g 0 g 0.2 g 76 g 338 g
Polyols (sugar alcohols) 98.6 g 3.93 g 0.75 g 97 g 99.5 g 100 g 100 g
Fiber 3.57 g 7.45 g 0 g 0 g 0 g 22 g 90.4 g
Proteins 5.32 g 12.1 g 0 g 0 g 0 g 41 g 100 g
Salt 1.98 g 5.53 g 0 g 0 g 0.06 g 16.9 g 338 g
Alcohol 1.45 % vol 7.06 % vol 0 % vol 0 % vol 0 % vol 8 % vol 100 % vol
Vitamin A 58.6 µg 190 µg 0 µg 0 µg 0 µg 813 µg 108,000 µg
Vitamin D 28.1 µg 93 µg 0 µg 0 µg 0 µg 350 µg 880 µg
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) 9.28 mg 18.2 mg 0 mg 0 mg 0 mg 82 mg 300 mg
Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 15.4 mg 15.3 mg 0 mg 0.19 mg 12 mg 48.5 mg 133,000 mg
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 9.78 mg 17 mg 0 mg 1.33 mg 3.9 mg 63 mg 78.1 mg
Vitamin B3/PP (Niacin) 58.3 mg 73 mg 0 mg 6.8 mg 37 mg 320 mg 350 mg
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxin) 7.02 mg 10.6 mg 0 mg 0.95 mg 3 mg 34 mg 72 mg
Vitamin B9 (Folic acid) 10,200 µg 42,600 µg 0 µg 300 µg 2,000 µg 13,100 µg 3,900,000 µg
Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) 117 µg 261 µg 0.4 µg 0.66 µg 36.8 µg 1,100 µg 2,150 µg
Biotin 89.7 µg 75.1 µg 30 µg 30 µg 54 µg 105,000 µg 105,000 µg
Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 27.3 mg 45.7 mg 0 mg 0.14 mg 7 mg 140 mg 225 mg
Potassium 808 mg 860 mg 0 mg 0 mg 770 mg 2,140 mg 40,000 mg
Calcium 125 mg 338 mg 0 mg 0 mg 0 mg 700 mg 5,000 mg
Phosphorus 1,270 mg 755 mg 79 mg 100 mg 1,200 mg 2,750 mg 2,890 mg
Iron 2.09 mg 2.78 mg 0 mg 0 mg 0 mg 7.2 mg 31 mg
Magnesium 157 mg 38.3 mg 94.6 mg 94.6 mg 155 mg 11,500 mg 11,500 mg
Zinc 29.6 mg 44.5 mg 0 mg 0.008 mg 9.9 mg 131 mg 247 mg
Fruits‚ vegetables‚ nuts and rapeseed‚ walnut and olive oils 0 % 0 % 0 % 0 % 0 % 0 % 0 %
  • 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 45% 39.9 g 65% 33.1 g 22 g
    Plastic 50% 34.3 g 75% 24.9 g 19 g
    Glass 5% 95.5 g 5% 95.5 g 5 g
    Metal 0% 5% 0.2 g 0 g
    Unknown 0% 25% 2.1 g 1 g
    Total - - - - 45 g