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Flour Tortillas - Essential Everyday

Flour Tortillas - Essential Everyday

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Barcode: 0041303058480 (EAN / EAN-13) 041303058480 (UPC / UPC-A)

Brands: Essential Everyday

Brand owner: Supervalu, Inc.

Categories: Mexican Dinner Mixes

Countries where sold: United States

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Ingredients

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    33 ingredients


    Enriched bleached wheat flour (flour, niacin, reduced iron, thiamin mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), water, vegetable shortening (interesterified soybean oil, fully hydrogenated soybean oil), contains 2% or less of the following: salt, mono and diglycerides, dextrose, leavening (sodium bicarbonate, sodium aluminum phosphate, sodium aluminum sulfate), fumaric acid, yeast, preservatives (calcium propionate, potassium sorbate), corn starch, carboxymethyl cellulose, wheat starch, xanthan gum, enzymes (wheat starch, microcrystalline cellulose), dough conditioner (sodium metabisulfite).
    Allergens: Gluten

Food processing

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    Ultra processed foods


    Elements that indicate the product is in the 4 - Ultra processed food and drink products group:

    • Additive: E415 - Xanthan gum
    • Additive: E460 - Cellulose
    • Additive: E466 - Sodium carboxy methyl cellulose
    • Additive: E471 - Mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids
    • Ingredient: Dextrose
    • Ingredient: Glucose

    Food products are classified into 4 groups according to their degree of processing:

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    2. Processed culinary ingredients
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    4. Ultra processed foods

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Additives

  • E202 - Potassium sorbate


    Potassium sorbate: Potassium sorbate is the potassium salt of sorbic acid, chemical formula CH3CH=CH−CH=CH−CO2K. It is a white salt that is very soluble in water -58.2% at 20 °C-. It is primarily used as a food preservative -E number 202-. Potassium sorbate is effective in a variety of applications including food, wine, and personal-care products. While sorbic acid is naturally occurring in some berries, virtually all of the world's production of sorbic acid, from which potassium sorbate is derived, is manufactured synthetically.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E223 - Sodium metabisulphite


    Sodium metabisulfite: Sodium metabisulfite or sodium pyrosulfite -IUPAC spelling; Br. E. sodium metabisulphite or sodium pyrosulphite- is an inorganic compound of chemical formula Na2S2O5. The substance is sometimes referred to as disodium metabisulfite. It is used as a disinfectant, antioxidant, and preservative agent.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E297 - Fumaric acid


    Fumaric acid: Fumaric acid or trans-butenedioic acid is the chemical compound with the formula HO2CCH=CHCO2H. It is produced in eukaryotic organisms from succinate in complex 2 of the electron transport chain via the enzyme succinate dehydrogenase. It is one of two isomeric unsaturated dicarboxylic acids, the other being maleic acid. In fumaric acid the carboxylic acid groups are trans -E- and in maleic acid they are cis -Z-. Fumaric acid has a fruit-like taste. The salts and esters are known as fumarates. Fumarate can also refer to the C4H2O2−4 ion -in solution-.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E415 - Xanthan gum


    Xanthan gum: Xanthan gum -- is a polysaccharide with many industrial uses, including as a common food additive. It is an effective thickening agent and stabilizer to prevent ingredients from separating. It can be produced from simple sugars using a fermentation process, and derives its name from the species of bacteria used, Xanthomonas campestris.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E460 - Cellulose


    Cellulose: Cellulose is an organic compound with the formula -C6H10O5-n, a polysaccharide consisting of a linear chain of several hundred to many thousands of β-1→4- linked D-glucose units. Cellulose is an important structural component of the primary cell wall of green plants, many forms of algae and the oomycetes. Some species of bacteria secrete it to form biofilms. Cellulose is the most abundant organic polymer on Earth. The cellulose content of cotton fiber is 90%, that of wood is 40–50%, and that of dried hemp is approximately 57%.Cellulose is mainly used to produce paperboard and paper. Smaller quantities are converted into a wide variety of derivative products such as cellophane and rayon. Conversion of cellulose from energy crops into biofuels such as cellulosic ethanol is under development as a renewable fuel source. Cellulose for industrial use is mainly obtained from wood pulp and cotton.Some animals, particularly ruminants and termites, can digest cellulose with the help of symbiotic micro-organisms that live in their guts, such as Trichonympha. In human nutrition, cellulose is a non-digestible constituent of insoluble dietary fiber, acting as a hydrophilic bulking agent for feces and potentially aiding in defecation.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E460i - Microcrystalline cellulose


    Cellulose: Cellulose is an organic compound with the formula -C6H10O5-n, a polysaccharide consisting of a linear chain of several hundred to many thousands of β-1→4- linked D-glucose units. Cellulose is an important structural component of the primary cell wall of green plants, many forms of algae and the oomycetes. Some species of bacteria secrete it to form biofilms. Cellulose is the most abundant organic polymer on Earth. The cellulose content of cotton fiber is 90%, that of wood is 40–50%, and that of dried hemp is approximately 57%.Cellulose is mainly used to produce paperboard and paper. Smaller quantities are converted into a wide variety of derivative products such as cellophane and rayon. Conversion of cellulose from energy crops into biofuels such as cellulosic ethanol is under development as a renewable fuel source. Cellulose for industrial use is mainly obtained from wood pulp and cotton.Some animals, particularly ruminants and termites, can digest cellulose with the help of symbiotic micro-organisms that live in their guts, such as Trichonympha. In human nutrition, cellulose is a non-digestible constituent of insoluble dietary fiber, acting as a hydrophilic bulking agent for feces and potentially aiding in defecation.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E466 - Sodium carboxy methyl cellulose


    Carboxymethyl cellulose: Carboxymethyl cellulose -CMC- or cellulose gum or tylose powder is a cellulose derivative with carboxymethyl groups --CH2-COOH- bound to some of the hydroxyl groups of the glucopyranose monomers that make up the cellulose backbone. It is often used as its sodium salt, sodium carboxymethyl cellulose.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E471 - Mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids


    Mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids: Mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids -E471- refers to a food additive composed of diglycerides and monoglycerides which is used as an emulsifier. This mixture is also sometimes referred to as partial glycerides.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E500 - Sodium carbonates


    Sodium carbonate: Sodium carbonate, Na2CO3, -also known as washing soda, soda ash and soda crystals, and in the monohydrate form as crystal carbonate- is the water-soluble sodium salt of carbonic acid. It most commonly occurs as a crystalline decahydrate, which readily effloresces to form a white powder, the monohydrate. Pure sodium carbonate is a white, odorless powder that is hygroscopic -absorbs moisture from the air-. It has a strongly alkaline taste, and forms a moderately basic solution in water. Sodium carbonate is well known domestically for its everyday use as a water softener. Historically it was extracted from the ashes of plants growing in sodium-rich soils, such as vegetation from the Middle East, kelp from Scotland and seaweed from Spain. Because the ashes of these sodium-rich plants were noticeably different from ashes of timber -used to create potash-, they became known as "soda ash". It is synthetically produced in large quantities from salt -sodium chloride- and limestone by a method known as the Solvay process. The manufacture of glass is one of the most important uses of sodium carbonate. Sodium carbonate acts as a flux for silica, lowering the melting point of the mixture to something achievable without special materials. This "soda glass" is mildly water-soluble, so some calcium carbonate is added to the melt mixture to make the glass produced insoluble. This type of glass is known as soda lime glass: "soda" for the sodium carbonate and "lime" for the calcium carbonate. Soda lime glass has been the most common form of glass for centuries. Sodium carbonate is also used as a relatively strong base in various settings. For example, it is used as a pH regulator to maintain stable alkaline conditions necessary for the action of the majority of photographic film developing agents. It acts as an alkali because when dissolved in water, it dissociates into the weak acid: carbonic acid and the strong alkali: sodium hydroxide. This gives sodium carbonate in solution the ability to attack metals such as aluminium with the release of hydrogen gas.It is a common additive in swimming pools used to raise the pH which can be lowered by chlorine tablets and other additives which contain acids. In cooking, it is sometimes used in place of sodium hydroxide for lyeing, especially with German pretzels and lye rolls. These dishes are treated with a solution of an alkaline substance to change the pH of the surface of the food and improve browning. In taxidermy, sodium carbonate added to boiling water will remove flesh from the bones of animal carcasses for trophy mounting or educational display. In chemistry, it is often used as an electrolyte. Electrolytes are usually salt-based, and sodium carbonate acts as a very good conductor in the process of electrolysis. In addition, unlike chloride ions, which form chlorine gas, carbonate ions are not corrosive to the anodes. It is also used as a primary standard for acid-base titrations because it is solid and air-stable, making it easy to weigh accurately.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E500ii - Sodium hydrogen carbonate


    Sodium carbonate: Sodium carbonate, Na2CO3, -also known as washing soda, soda ash and soda crystals, and in the monohydrate form as crystal carbonate- is the water-soluble sodium salt of carbonic acid. It most commonly occurs as a crystalline decahydrate, which readily effloresces to form a white powder, the monohydrate. Pure sodium carbonate is a white, odorless powder that is hygroscopic -absorbs moisture from the air-. It has a strongly alkaline taste, and forms a moderately basic solution in water. Sodium carbonate is well known domestically for its everyday use as a water softener. Historically it was extracted from the ashes of plants growing in sodium-rich soils, such as vegetation from the Middle East, kelp from Scotland and seaweed from Spain. Because the ashes of these sodium-rich plants were noticeably different from ashes of timber -used to create potash-, they became known as "soda ash". It is synthetically produced in large quantities from salt -sodium chloride- and limestone by a method known as the Solvay process. The manufacture of glass is one of the most important uses of sodium carbonate. Sodium carbonate acts as a flux for silica, lowering the melting point of the mixture to something achievable without special materials. This "soda glass" is mildly water-soluble, so some calcium carbonate is added to the melt mixture to make the glass produced insoluble. This type of glass is known as soda lime glass: "soda" for the sodium carbonate and "lime" for the calcium carbonate. Soda lime glass has been the most common form of glass for centuries. Sodium carbonate is also used as a relatively strong base in various settings. For example, it is used as a pH regulator to maintain stable alkaline conditions necessary for the action of the majority of photographic film developing agents. It acts as an alkali because when dissolved in water, it dissociates into the weak acid: carbonic acid and the strong alkali: sodium hydroxide. This gives sodium carbonate in solution the ability to attack metals such as aluminium with the release of hydrogen gas.It is a common additive in swimming pools used to raise the pH which can be lowered by chlorine tablets and other additives which contain acids. In cooking, it is sometimes used in place of sodium hydroxide for lyeing, especially with German pretzels and lye rolls. These dishes are treated with a solution of an alkaline substance to change the pH of the surface of the food and improve browning. In taxidermy, sodium carbonate added to boiling water will remove flesh from the bones of animal carcasses for trophy mounting or educational display. In chemistry, it is often used as an electrolyte. Electrolytes are usually salt-based, and sodium carbonate acts as a very good conductor in the process of electrolysis. In addition, unlike chloride ions, which form chlorine gas, carbonate ions are not corrosive to the anodes. It is also used as a primary standard for acid-base titrations because it is solid and air-stable, making it easy to weigh accurately.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E521 - Aluminium sodium sulphate


    Sodium aluminium sulfate: Sodium aluminium sulfate is the inorganic compound with the chemical formula NaAl-SO4-2·12H2O -sometimes written Na2SO4·Al2-SO4-3·24H2O-. Also known as soda alum, sodium alum, or SAS, this white solid is used in the manufacture of baking powder and as a food additive.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E541 - Sodium aluminium phosphate


    Sodium aluminium phosphate: Sodium aluminium phosphate -SAlP- describes the inorganic compounds consisting of sodium salts of aluminium phosphates. The most common SAlP has the formulas NaH14Al3-PO4-8·4H2O and Na3H15Al2-PO4-8. These materials are prepared by combining alumina, phosphoric acid, and sodium hydroxide.In addition to the usual hydrate, an anhydrous SAlP is also known, Na3H15Al2-PO4-8 -CAS#10279-59-1-, referred to as 8:2:3, reflecting the ratio of phosphate to aluminium to sodium. Additionally an SAlP of ill-defined stoichiometry is used -NaxAly-PO4-z -CAS# 7785-88-8-.The acidic sodium aluminium phosphates are used as acids for baking powders for the chemical leavening of baked goods. Upon heating, SAlP combines with the baking soda to give carbon dioxide. Most of its action occurs at baking temperatures, rather than when the dough or batter is mixed at room temperature. SAlPs are advantageous because they impart a neutral flavor. As a food additive, it has the E number E541. Basic sodium aluminium phosphates are also known, e.g., Na15Al3-PO4-8. These species are useful in cheese making.
    Source: Wikipedia

Ingredients analysis

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    Vegan status unknown


    Unrecognized ingredients: Reduced iron, Thiamin mononitrate, Folic acid, Interesterified-soybean-oil, Contains-2-and-less-of-the-following

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    Unrecognized ingredients: Reduced iron, Thiamin mononitrate, Folic acid, Interesterified-soybean-oil, Contains-2-and-less-of-the-following

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    wheat flour (flour, niacin, reduced iron, thiamin mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), water, vegetable shortening (interesterified soybean oil, soybean oil), contains 2% and less of the following (salt), mono- and diglycerides, dextrose, leavening (sodium bicarbonate, sodium aluminum phosphate, sodium aluminum sulfate), fumaric acid, yeast, preservatives (calcium propionate, potassium sorbate), corn starch, carboxymethyl cellulose, wheat starch, xanthan gum, enzymes (wheat starch, microcrystalline cellulose), dough conditioner (sodium metabisulfite)
    1. wheat flour -> en:wheat-flour - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 6.25 - percent_max: 100
      1. flour -> en:flour - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 1.04166666666667 - percent_max: 100
      2. niacin -> en:e375 - vegan: maybe - vegetarian: maybe - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 50
      3. reduced iron -> en:reduced-iron - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 33.3333333333333
      4. thiamin mononitrate -> en:thiamin-mononitrate - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 25
      5. riboflavin -> en:e101 - vegan: maybe - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 20
      6. folic acid -> en:folic-acid - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 16.6666666666667
    2. water -> en:water - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 50
    3. vegetable shortening -> en:vegetable-fat - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - from_palm_oil: maybe - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 33.3333333333333
      1. interesterified soybean oil -> en:interesterified-soybean-oil - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 33.3333333333333
      2. soybean oil -> en:soya-oil - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - from_palm_oil: no - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 16.6666666666667
    4. contains 2% and less of the following -> en:contains-2-and-less-of-the-following - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 25
      1. salt -> en:salt - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 25
    5. mono- and diglycerides -> en:e471 - vegan: maybe - vegetarian: maybe - from_palm_oil: maybe - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 20
    6. dextrose -> en:dextrose - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 16.6666666666667
    7. leavening -> en:raising-agent - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 14.2857142857143
      1. sodium bicarbonate -> en:e500ii - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 14.2857142857143
      2. sodium aluminum phosphate -> en:e541 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 7.14285714285714
      3. sodium aluminum sulfate -> en:e521 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 4.76190476190476
    8. fumaric acid -> en:e297 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 12.5
    9. yeast -> en:yeast - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 11.1111111111111
    10. preservatives -> en:preservative - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 10
      1. calcium propionate -> en:e282 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 10
      2. potassium sorbate -> en:e202 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 5
    11. corn starch -> en:corn-starch - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 9.09090909090909
    12. carboxymethyl cellulose -> en:e466 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 8.33333333333333
    13. wheat starch -> en:wheat-starch - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 7.69230769230769
    14. xanthan gum -> en:e415 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 7.14285714285714
    15. enzymes -> en:enzyme - vegan: maybe - vegetarian: maybe - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 6.66666666666667
      1. wheat starch -> en:wheat-starch - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 6.66666666666667
      2. microcrystalline cellulose -> en:e460i - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 3.33333333333333
    16. dough conditioner -> en:flour-treatment-agent - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 6.25
      1. sodium metabisulfite -> en:e223 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 6.25

Nutrition

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    Poor nutritional quality


    ⚠️ Warning: the amount of fruits, vegetables and nuts is not specified on the label, it was estimated from the list of ingredients: 0

    This product is not considered a beverage for the calculation of the Nutri-Score.

    Positive points: 0

    • Proteins: 4 / 5 (value: 7.14, rounded value: 7.14)
    • Fiber: 0 / 5 (value: 0, rounded value: 0)
    • Fruits, vegetables, nuts, and colza/walnut/olive oils: 0 / 5 (value: 0, rounded value: 0)

    Negative points: 13

    • Energy: 3 / 10 (value: 1195, rounded value: 1195)
    • Sugars: 0 / 10 (value: 0, rounded value: 0)
    • Saturated fat: 3 / 10 (value: 3.57, rounded value: 3.6)
    • Sodium: 7 / 10 (value: 689.44, rounded value: 689.4)

    The points for proteins are not counted because the negative points are greater or equal to 11.

    Score nutritionnel: 13 (13 - 0)

    Nutri-Score: D

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    Sugars in low quantity (0%)


    What you need to know
    • A high consumption of sugar can cause weight gain and tooth decay. It also augments the risk of type 2 diabetes and cardio-vascular diseases.

    Recommendation: Limit the consumption of sugar and sugary drinks
    • Sugary drinks (such as sodas, fruit beverages, and fruit juices and nectars) should be limited as much as possible (no more than 1 glass a day).
    • Choose products with lower sugar content and reduce the consumption of products with added sugars.
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    Salt in high quantity (1.72%)


    What you need to know
    • A high consumption of salt (or sodium) can cause raised blood pressure, which can increase the risk of heart disease and stroke.
    • Many people who have high blood pressure do not know it, as there are often no symptoms.
    • Most people consume too much salt (on average 9 to 12 grams per day), around twice the recommended maximum level of intake.

    Recommendation: Limit the consumption of salt and salted food
    • Reduce the quantity of salt used when cooking, and don't salt again at the table.
    • Limit the consumption of salty snacks and choose products with lower salt content.

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    Nutrition facts


    Nutrition facts As sold
    for 100 g / 100 ml
    As sold
    per serving (1 TORTILLA (28 g))
    Compared to: Mexican-dinner-mixes
    Energy 1,195 kj
    (285 kcal)
    335 kj
    (80 kcal)
    -0%
    Fat 7.14 g 2 g -7%
    Saturated fat 3.57 g 1 g +78%
    Trans fat 0 g 0 g
    Cholesterol 0 mg 0 mg
    Carbohydrates 46.43 g 13 g -3%
    Sugars 0 g 0 g -100%
    Fiber 0 g 0 g -100%
    Proteins 7.14 g 2 g -
    Salt 1.724 g 0.483 g +49%
    Vitamin A 0 µg 0 µg -100%
    Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) 0 mg 0 mg -100%
    Potassium 146 mg 40.9 mg +1%
    Calcium 161 mg 45.1 mg +44%
    Iron 3.57 mg 1 mg +74%
    Fruits‚ vegetables‚ nuts and rapeseed‚ walnut and olive oils (estimate from ingredients list analysis) 0 % 0 %
Serving size: 1 TORTILLA (28 g)

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