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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 1875 products of the Biscuits and cakes category for which nutrition facts are known (out of 2092 products).

Nutrition facts
Nutrition facts As sold
for 100 g / 100 ml
Standard deviation Minimum 10th centile Median 90th centile Maximum
Energy 1,820 kj
(435 kcal)
272 kj
(64 kcal)
8 kj
(2 kcal)
1,290 kj
(315 kcal)
1,870 kj
(446 kcal)
2,170 kj
(518 kcal)
4,860 kj
(2110 kcal)
Fat 19.2 g 6.43 g 0 g 7.95 g 20.2 g 28.3 g 211 g
Saturated fat 8.82 g 4.65 g 0 g 1.8 g 8.8 g 16.6 g 62.4 g
Monounsaturated fat 5.09 g 2.95 g 0.2 g 1.6 g 3.98 g 11.1 g 12.7 g
Polyunsaturated fat 2.07 g 1.3 g 0 g 0.4 g 1.9 g 5 g 16.1 g
Trans fat 0.002 g 0.009 g 0 g 0 g 0 g 0 g 0.2 g
Cholesterol 18.3 mg 29.9 mg 0 mg 0 mg 0 mg 83 mg 87 mg
Carbohydrates 57.9 g 9.51 g 0.2 g 37 g 60 g 70 g 96.6 g
Sugars 28.1 g 10.6 g 0 g 11.7 g 28 g 45.1 g 96.5 g
Starch 24.5 g 12.4 g 0.5 g 6.3 g 24.2 g 44.6 g 63.7 g
Fiber 2.62 g 1.53 g 0 g 0.8 g 2.3 g 6 g 33.7 g
Proteins 5.57 g 1.5 g 0 g 3.2 g 5.5 g 8.1 g 33 g
Salt 0.511 g 0.262 g 0 g 0.16 g 0.49 g 0.991 g 24 g
Alcohol 0 % vol 0 % vol 0 % vol 0 % vol 0 % vol 0 % vol 0 % vol
Vitamin A 91.8 µg 129 µg 0 µg 0 µg 0 µg 300 µg 500 µg
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) 0 mg 0 mg 0 mg 0 mg 0 mg 0 mg 10.6 mg
Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.254 mg 0.369 mg 0 mg 0 mg 0 mg 0.94 mg 2 mg
Vitamin B3/PP (Niacin) 5.62 mg 4.5 mg 0.205 mg 1.92 mg 3.85 mg 14 mg 14,000 mg
Potassium 80.4 mg 65.8 mg 0 mg 0 mg 100 mg 207 mg 667 mg
Calcium 95.1 mg 111 mg 0 mg 0 mg 44 mg 333 mg 357 mg
Iron 2.89 mg 1.53 mg 0 mg 0.016 mg 3.33 mg 5.5 mg 12 mg
Magnesium 98.4 mg 45.5 mg 1 mg 9 mg 112 mg 143 mg 144 mg
Fruits‚ vegetables‚ nuts and rapeseed‚ walnut and olive oils (manual estimate from ingredients list) 19.8 % 15.5 % 1 % 3 % 17 % 47 % 96 %
  • 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 40% 12.7 g 100% 8.8 g 9 g
    Plastic 40% 14.2 g 100% 7.4 g 7 g
    Glass 20% 125.9 g 20% 125.9 g 25 g
    Metal 0% 0% 0 g
    Unknown 0% 0% 0 g
    Total - - - - 41 g

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