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Liquorice comfits - Morrisons

Liquorice comfits - Morrisons

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Barcode: 5010251536468 (EAN / EAN-13)

Brands: Morrisons

Countries where sold: United Kingdom

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Ingredients

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    25 ingredients


    fortified wheat flour (wheat flour, iron, thiamin, nicotinic acid, calcium carbonate), sugar, treacle, dextrose, glucose syrup, modified tapioca starch, water, glazing agents (shellac, carnauba wax), liquorice extract, palm oil, colours (mixed carotenes, curcumin, anthocyanins), safflower extract, flavouring, spirulina. lergy advice
    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: E100 - Curcumin
    • Additive: E160a - Carotene
    • Additive: E163 - Anthocyanins
    • Additive: E903 - Carnauba wax
    • Additive: E904 - Shellac
    • Ingredient: Colour
    • Ingredient: Dextrose
    • Ingredient: Flavouring
    • Ingredient: Glazing agent
    • Ingredient: Glucose
    • Ingredient: Glucose syrup
    • Ingredient: Invert sugar

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

    1. Unprocessed or minimally processed foods
    2. Processed culinary ingredients
    3. Processed foods
    4. Ultra processed foods

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Additives

  • E160a - Carotene


    Carotene: The term carotene -also carotin, from the Latin carota, "carrot"- is used for many related unsaturated hydrocarbon substances having the formula C40Hx, which are synthesized by plants but in general cannot be made by animals -with the exception of some aphids and spider mites which acquired the synthesizing genes from fungi-. Carotenes are photosynthetic pigments important for photosynthesis. Carotenes contain no oxygen atoms. They absorb ultraviolet, violet, and blue light and scatter orange or red light, and -in low concentrations- yellow light. Carotenes are responsible for the orange colour of the carrot, for which this class of chemicals is named, and for the colours of many other fruits, vegetables and fungi -for example, sweet potatoes, chanterelle and orange cantaloupe melon-. Carotenes are also responsible for the orange -but not all of the yellow- colours in dry foliage. They also -in lower concentrations- impart the yellow coloration to milk-fat and butter. Omnivorous animal species which are relatively poor converters of coloured dietary carotenoids to colourless retinoids have yellowed-coloured body fat, as a result of the carotenoid retention from the vegetable portion of their diet. The typical yellow-coloured fat of humans and chickens is a result of fat storage of carotenes from their diets. Carotenes contribute to photosynthesis by transmitting the light energy they absorb to chlorophyll. They also protect plant tissues by helping to absorb the energy from singlet oxygen, an excited form of the oxygen molecule O2 which is formed during photosynthesis. β-Carotene is composed of two retinyl groups, and is broken down in the mucosa of the human small intestine by β-carotene 15‚15'-monooxygenase to retinal, a form of vitamin A. β-Carotene can be stored in the liver and body fat and converted to retinal as needed, thus making it a form of vitamin A for humans and some other mammals. The carotenes α-carotene and γ-carotene, due to their single retinyl group -β-ionone ring-, also have some vitamin A activity -though less than β-carotene-, as does the xanthophyll carotenoid β-cryptoxanthin. All other carotenoids, including lycopene, have no beta-ring and thus no vitamin A activity -although they may have antioxidant activity and thus biological activity in other ways-. Animal species differ greatly in their ability to convert retinyl -beta-ionone- containing carotenoids to retinals. Carnivores in general are poor converters of dietary ionone-containing carotenoids. Pure carnivores such as ferrets lack β-carotene 15‚15'-monooxygenase and cannot convert any carotenoids to retinals at all -resulting in carotenes not being a form of vitamin A for this species-; while cats can convert a trace of β-carotene to retinol, although the amount is totally insufficient for meeting their daily retinol needs.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E163 - Anthocyanins


    Anthocyanin: Anthocyanins -also anthocyans; from Greek: ἄνθος -anthos- "flower" and κυάνεος/κυανοῦς kyaneos/kyanous "dark blue"- are water-soluble vacuolar pigments that, depending on their pH, may appear red, purple, or blue. Food plants rich in anthocyanins include the blueberry, raspberry, black rice, and black soybean, among many others that are red, blue, purple, or black. Some of the colors of autumn leaves are derived from anthocyanins.Anthocyanins belong to a parent class of molecules called flavonoids synthesized via the phenylpropanoid pathway. They occur in all tissues of higher plants, including leaves, stems, roots, flowers, and fruits. Anthocyanins are derived from anthocyanidins by adding sugars. They are odorless and moderately astringent. Although approved to color foods and beverages in the European Union, anthocyanins are not approved for use as a food additive because they have not been verified as safe when used as food or supplement ingredients. There is no conclusive evidence anthocyanins have any effect on human biology or diseases.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E903 - Carnauba wax


    Carnauba wax: Carnauba -; Portuguese: carnaúba [kaʁnɐˈubɐ]-, also called Brazil wax and palm wax, is a wax of the leaves of the palm Copernicia prunifera -Synonym: Copernicia cerifera-, a plant native to and grown only in the northeastern Brazilian states of Piauí, Ceará, Maranhão, Bahia, and Rio Grande do Norte. It is known as "queen of waxes" and in its pure state, usually comes in the form of hard yellow-brown flakes. It is obtained from the leaves of the carnauba palm by collecting and drying them, beating them to loosen the wax, then refining and bleaching the wax.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E904 - Shellac


    Shellac: Shellac is a resin secreted by the female lac bug, on trees in the forests of India and Thailand. It is processed and sold as dry flakes -pictured- and dissolved in alcohol to make liquid shellac, which is used as a brush-on colorant, food glaze and wood finish. Shellac functions as a tough natural primer, sanding sealant, tannin-blocker, odour-blocker, stain, and high-gloss varnish. Shellac was once used in electrical applications as it possesses good insulation qualities and it seals out moisture. Phonograph and 78 rpm gramophone records were made of it until they were replaced by vinyl long-playing records from the 1950s onwards. From the time it replaced oil and wax finishes in the 19th century, shellac was one of the dominant wood finishes in the western world until it was largely replaced by nitrocellulose lacquer in the 1920s and 1930s.
    Source: Wikipedia

Ingredients analysis

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    Palm oil


    Ingredients that contain palm oil: Palm oil
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    Non-vegan


    Non-vegan ingredients: E904

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    Non-vegetarian


    Non-vegetarian ingredients: E904

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    : fortified wheat flour (wheat flour, iron, thiamin, nicotinic acid, calcium carbonate), sugar, treacle, dextrose, glucose syrup, modified tapioca starch, water, glazing agents (shellac, carnauba wax), liquorice extract, palm oil, colours (mixed carotenes, curcumin, anthocyanins), safflower, flavouring, spirulina, lergy advice
    1. fortified wheat flour -> en:fortified-wheat-flour - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 6.66666666666667 - percent_max: 100
      1. wheat flour -> en:wheat-flour - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 1.33333333333333 - percent_max: 100
      2. iron -> en:iron - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 50
      3. thiamin -> en:thiamin - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 33.3333333333333
      4. nicotinic acid -> en:e375 - vegan: maybe - vegetarian: maybe - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 25
      5. calcium carbonate -> en:e170i - vegan: maybe - vegetarian: maybe - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 20
    2. sugar -> en:sugar - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 25
    3. treacle -> en:golden-syrup - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 25
    4. dextrose -> en:dextrose - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 25
    5. glucose syrup -> en:glucose-syrup - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 20
    6. modified tapioca starch -> en:modified-tapioca-starch - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 16.6666666666667
    7. water -> en:water - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 14.2857142857143
    8. glazing agents -> en:glazing-agent - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 12.5
      1. shellac -> en:e904 - vegan: no - vegetarian: no - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 12.5
      2. carnauba wax -> en:e903 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 6.25
    9. liquorice extract -> en:liquorice-extract - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 11.1111111111111
    10. palm oil -> en:palm-oil - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - from_palm_oil: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 10
    11. colours -> en:colour - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 9.09090909090909
      1. mixed carotenes -> en:e160a - vegan: maybe - vegetarian: maybe - from_palm_oil: maybe - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 9.09090909090909
      2. curcumin -> en:e100 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 4.54545454545455
      3. anthocyanins -> en:e163 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 3.03030303030303
    12. safflower -> en:safflower - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 8.33333333333333
    13. flavouring -> en:flavouring - vegan: maybe - vegetarian: maybe - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 5
    14. spirulina -> en:spirulina - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 5
    15. lergy advice -> en:lergy-advice - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 5

Nutrition

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    Nutrition facts


    Nutrition facts As sold
    for 100 g / 100 ml
    Energy 1,523 kj
    (364 kcal)
    Fat 0.7 g
    Saturated fat 0.2 g
    Carbohydrates 84.4 g
    Sugars 25 g
    Fiber 1.9 g
    Proteins 4 g
    Salt ?
    Fruits‚ vegetables‚ nuts and rapeseed‚ walnut and olive oils (estimate from ingredients list analysis) 0.011 %

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