Open Food Facts is a database of food products with ingredients, allergens, nutrition facts and all the tidbits of information we can find on product labels.
Open Food Facts is a non-profit association of volunteers.
1800+ contributors like you have added 75 000+ products from 150 countries using our Android, iPhone or Windows Phone app or their camera to scan barcodes and upload pictures of products and their labels.
Data about food is of public interest and has to be open. The complete database is published as open data and can be reused by anyone and for any use. Check-out the cool reuses or make your own!
Food additives E-numbers, allergens, packaging codes... Open Food Facts helps you to make sense of the fine print on products labels.
We also grade the nutritional quality of each product.
Our search form includes dozens of criteria so that you can find product that match your criteria.
Do you know which breakfast cereals have the less fat and sugar? In 3 clicks you can create an interactive graph to show it. So you can change for healthier cereals, and by comparing products from different brands, you encourage producers to make them better.
Curious about food? Explore products by facets like brands, categories, labels, origins of ingredients etc. Facets can be combined to discover new insights, for instance to map the origins of ingredients that bear a fair trade label.
The Open Food Facts database is open data published under the Open Database Licence. Anyone can use it for any purpose - commercial or non-commercial - provided the source of the data is attributed and improvements to the database are shared in a similar way.
How many food commercials have you seen in your life? Open data can help to see the facts under the marketing.
Can you guess the equivalent amount of sugar cubes in your food? Try How much sugar? to find out.
Open Food Facts data can be reused in both non-commercial and commercial projects, as long as improvements to the database are shared as well.
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Open Food Facts data is used by scientists in different fields (Nutrition, Biology, Linked Open Data...). And you don't need a PhD to take part in citizen science!
The French National Nutrition and Health Program uses Open Food Facts data to validate the formula of its nutrition quality score and nutrition grades.