Digestives The original - McVitie's - 400g

Barcode: 5000168001159 (EAN / EAN-13)

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Product characteristics

Common name: Wheatmeal biscuits

Quantity: 400g

Packaging: Plastic, , mixed plastic film-wrapper

Brands: McVitie's

Categories: Snacks, Sweet snacks, Biscuits and cakes, Biscuits

Labels, certifications, awards: Vegetarian, No artificial flavors, Vegan, No artificial colors, No artificial colours or flavours, 70% wheat & wholemeal, No hydrogenated vegetable oil

Manufacturing or processing places: United Kingdom

Stores: Asda, Sainsbury's, Tesco, Morrisons, Waitrose, Iceland, Ocado

Countries where sold: France, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom


→ Ingredients are listed in order of importance (quantity).

Ingredients list:
Flour (55%) (Wheat Flour, Calcium, Iron, Niacin, Thiamin), Vegetable Oil (Palm), Wholemeal Wheat Flour (16%), Sugar, Raising Agents (Sodium Bicarbonate, Malic Acid, Ammonium Bicarbonate), Partially Inverted Sugar Syrup, Salt.

Substances or products causing allergies or intolerances: Gluten

Traces: Milk

Ingredients analysis:
Palm oil Vegan Vegetarian
→ The analysis is based solely on the ingredients listed and does not take into account processing methods.

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Ingredients from palm oil:

NOVA group

4 - Ultra processed food and drink products
4 - Ultra processed food and drink products

Nutrition facts

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

Nutrient levels for 100 g

21.3 g Fat in high quantity
10.1 g Saturated fat in high quantity
15.1 g Sugars in high quantity
1.27 g Salt in moderate quantity

Serving size: 14.7g

Comparison to average values of products in the same category:

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Nutrition facts
Nutrition facts As sold
for 100 g / 100 ml
As sold
per serving (14.7g)
Compared to: Biscuits Compared to: Biscuits and cakes Compared to: Sweet snacks Compared to: Snacks
Energy 2,025 kj
(483 kcal)
298 kj
(71 kcal)
+4% +13% +8% +7%
Fat 21.3 g 3.13 g +6% +17% +11% +3%
Saturated fat 10.1 g 1.48 g +12% +34% +3% +26%
Carbohydrates 63.6 g 9.35 g -2% +7% +4% +12%
Sugars 15.1 g 2.22 g -49% -47% -61% -49%
Fiber 3.7 g 0.544 g +36% +57% +33% -5%
Proteins 7 g 1.03 g +15% +23% +29% +4%
Salt 1.275 g 0.187 g +99% +88% +257% +119%
Fruits‚ vegetables‚ nuts and rapeseed‚ walnut and olive oils (estimate from ingredients list analysis) 0 % ?


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