With the social and economic development, the demand of well-balanced diet becomes higher and higher. Especially the food label management work has been taken seriously by the international organizations and many countries, most countries stipulate related regulations and standards. China Ministry of Health released <General Standard for the Labeling of Prepackaged Foods> , and this regulation enforces all the pre-packaged food labels should be in mandatory labeling of four nutrients and energy (“4+1”) content value and total nutrient reference values (NRV) percentage.
According to different countries' nutrition regulations, Mérieux NutriSciences China provides food label nutrition panel design and consulting service for all customers.
Nutrient Component Testing Service(for example)
Normal Nutrient Components
- Protein, Fat, Carbohydrate, Dietary fiber, Crude fiber, Energy, etc.
- Ca, P, Na, Mg, Cu, Zn, Se, K, Fe, I, Cr, Mn, As, F, etc.
- Vitamin A, Vitamin B, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K1, β-carotene, etc.
Fatty Acid Profile
- Saturated fatty acid, Unsaturated fat, Monounsaturates, Trans fatty aicd, Omega-3 (DHA, EPA, ARA, DPA), Omega-6, Omega-9, etc.
- Total sugar, Fructose, Glucose, Sucrose, Maltose, Lactose, Reducing sugar, etc.
- Moisture, Ash, Acid-Insoluble ash, Starch, Cholesterol, Soluble dietary fiber, Insoluble dietary fiber, etc.
Nutrition Labeling Testing Service(for example)
- Energy, Protein, Fat, Carbohydrate, Na
- Energy, Protein, Fat, Carbohydrate, Na, Total sugar, Saturated fat, Dietary fiber
- Energy, Protein, Fat, Carbohydrate, Na, Total sugar, Saturated fat, Trans fatty acid
- Calories, Protein, Fat, Saturated fat, Trans fat, Cholesterol, Total carbohydrate, Total sugars, Added sugars, Dietary fiber, Vitamin D, Sodium, Calcium, Iron, Potassium
Australia & New Zealand
- Calories, Protein, Fat, Carbohydrate, Na, Total sugar, Saturated fat
- Calories, Protein, Fat, Saturated fat, Trans fat, Cholesterol, Total carbohydrate, Dietary fiber, Total sugar, Na, Fe, Ca, K