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Tiger Crust Cheese Medley - Chicago Town - 305g

Tiger Crust Cheese Medley - Chicago Town - 305g

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Barcode: 5019312094220 (EAN / EAN-13)

Common name: Classic thin crust pizza base topped with tomato sauce, a blend of mozzarella and red Cheddar, diced Cheddar and Emmental cheese

Quantity: 305g

Packaging: Card-box

Brands: Chicago Town

Categories: Frozen foods, Meals, Pizzas pies and quiches, Pizzas, Vegetarian pizzas, Cheese pizzas, Frozen pizzas and pies, Frozen pizzas

Labels, certifications, awards: Vegetarian, Contains milk

Manufacturing or processing places: United Kingdom

Stores: Tesco

Countries where sold: United Kingdom

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Ingredients

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    33 ingredients


    Wheat flour (with calcium, niacin (B3), iron, thiamin (B1)), blend of mozzarella and red _cheddar _20% (colour (annatto norbixin)), tomato puree, water, blend of diced cheddar and emmental cheese (11%), vegetable oils (palm, rapeseed, coconut), yeast, salt, modified potato starch, sugar, herbs and spices, garlic, dextrose, emulsifiers (E479b, E472e, E471), flour treatment agents (L-cysteine, ascorbic acid), flavouring, colour (beta-carotene).
    Allergens: Gluten, Milk, Cheddar, Emmental-cheese, Mozzarella, Cheddar, Emmental-cheese, Mozzarella
    Traces: Soybeans

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: E160a - Carotene
    • Additive: E160b - Annatto
    • Additive: E471 - Mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids
    • Additive: E472e - Mono- and diacetyltartaric acid esters of mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids
    • Additive: E479b - Thermally oxidised soya bean oil interacted with mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids
    • Ingredient: Colour
    • Ingredient: Dextrose
    • Ingredient: Emulsifier
    • Ingredient: Flavouring
    • Ingredient: Glucose

    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

    The determination of the group is based on the category of the product and on the ingredients it contains.

    Learn more about the NOVA classification

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
  • E160ai - Beta-carotene


    Beta-Carotene: β-Carotene is an organic, strongly colored red-orange pigment abundant in plants and fruits. It is a member of the carotenes, which are terpenoids -isoprenoids-, synthesized biochemically from eight isoprene units and thus having 40 carbons. Among the carotenes, β-carotene is distinguished by having beta-rings at both ends of the molecule. β-Carotene is biosynthesized from geranylgeranyl pyrophosphate.β-Carotene is the most common form of carotene in plants. When used as a food coloring, it has the E number E160a. The structure was deduced by Karrer et al. in 1930. In nature, β-carotene is a precursor -inactive form- to vitamin A via the action of beta-carotene 15‚15'-monooxygenase.Isolation of β-carotene from fruits abundant in carotenoids is commonly done using column chromatography. It can also be extracted from the beta-carotene rich algae, Dunaliella salina. The separation of β-carotene from the mixture of other carotenoids is based on the polarity of a compound. β-Carotene is a non-polar compound, so it is separated with a non-polar solvent such as hexane. Being highly conjugated, it is deeply colored, and as a hydrocarbon lacking functional groups, it is very lipophilic.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E471 - Mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids


    Mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids (E471), are food additives commonly used as emulsifiers in various processed foods.

    These compounds consist of glycerol molecules linked to one or two fatty acid chains, which help stabilize and blend water and oil-based ingredients. E471 enhances the texture and shelf life of products like margarine, baked goods, and ice cream, ensuring a smooth and consistent texture.

    It is generally considered safe for consumption within established regulatory limits.

  • E920 - L-cysteine


    Cysteine: Cysteine -symbol Cys or C; - is a semi-essential proteinogenic amino acid with the formula HO2CCH-NH2-CH2SH. The thiol side chain in cysteine often participates in enzymatic reactions, as a nucleophile. The thiol is susceptible to oxidation to give the disulfide derivative cystine, which serves an important structural role in many proteins. When used as a food additive, it has the E number E920. It is encoded by the codons UGU and UGC. Cysteine has the same structure as serine, but with one of its oxygen atoms replaced by sulfur; replacing it with selenium gives selenocysteine. -Like other natural proteinogenic amino acids cysteine has -L- chirality in the older D/L notation based on homology to D and L glyceraldehyde. In the newer R/S system of designating chirality, based on the atomic numbers of atoms near the asymmetric carbon, cysteine -and selenocysteine- have R chirality, because of the presence of sulfur -resp. selenium- as a second neighbor to the asymmetric carbon. The remaining chiral amino acids, having lighter atoms in that position, have S chirality.-
    Source: Wikipedia

Ingredients analysis

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    Palm oil


    Ingredients that contain palm oil: Palm oil
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    Vegan status unknown


    Unrecognized ingredients: Calcium, Iron, Thiamin, Thiamin, Blend-of-mozzarella-and-red-cheddar, Blend-of-diced-cheddar-and-emmental-cheese

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    Vegetarian


    No non-vegetarian ingredients detected

    Unrecognized ingredients: Calcium, Iron, Thiamin, Thiamin, Blend-of-mozzarella-and-red-cheddar, Blend-of-diced-cheddar-and-emmental-cheese

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    : _Wheat_ flour (with calcium, niacin (B3), iron, thiamin (B1)), blend of _mozzarella_ and red _cheddar _ (colour (annatto norbixin)), tomato puree, water, blend of diced _cheddar_ and _emmental cheese_ 11%, palm vegetable oils, rapeseed vegetable oils, coconut, yeast, salt, modified potato starch, sugar, herbs and spices, garlic, dextrose, emulsifiers (e479b, e472e, e471), flour treatment agents (L-cysteine, ascorbic acid), flavouring, colour (beta-carotene)
    1. _Wheat_ flour -> en:wheat-flour - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - ciqual_proxy_food_code: 9410 - percent_min: 11 - percent_max: 56
      1. with calcium -> en:calcium - percent_min: 2.75 - percent_max: 56
      2. niacin -> en:e375 - vegan: maybe - vegetarian: maybe - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 28
        1. B3 -> en:e375 - vegan: maybe - vegetarian: maybe - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 28
      3. iron -> en:iron - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 18.6666666666667
      4. thiamin -> en:thiamin - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 14
        1. B1 -> en:thiamin - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 14
    2. blend of _mozzarella_ and red _cheddar _ -> en:blend-of-mozzarella-and-red-cheddar - percent_min: 11 - percent_max: 33.5
      1. colour -> en:colour - percent_min: 11 - percent_max: 33.5
        1. annatto norbixin -> en:e160b - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 11 - percent_max: 33.5
    3. tomato puree -> en:tomato-puree - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - ciqual_food_code: 20170 - percent_min: 11 - percent_max: 26
    4. water -> en:water - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - ciqual_food_code: 18066 - percent_min: 11 - percent_max: 22.25
    5. blend of diced _cheddar_ and _emmental cheese_ -> en:blend-of-diced-cheddar-and-emmental-cheese - percent_min: 11 - percent: 11 - percent_max: 11
    6. palm vegetable oils -> en:palm-oil - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - from_palm_oil: yes - ciqual_food_code: 16129 - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 11
    7. rapeseed vegetable oils -> en:rapeseed-oil - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - from_palm_oil: no - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 11
    8. coconut -> en:coconut - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - ciqual_proxy_food_code: 15006 - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 9.33333333333333
    9. yeast -> en:yeast - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 8
    10. salt -> en:salt - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - ciqual_food_code: 11058 - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 0.99
    11. modified potato starch -> en:modified-potato-starch - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - ciqual_proxy_food_code: 9510 - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 0.99
    12. sugar -> en:sugar - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - ciqual_proxy_food_code: 31016 - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 0.99
    13. herbs and spices -> en:herbs-and-spices - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 0.99
    14. garlic -> en:garlic - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - ciqual_food_code: 11000 - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 0.99
    15. dextrose -> en:dextrose - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - ciqual_proxy_food_code: 31016 - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 0.99
    16. emulsifiers -> en:emulsifier - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 0.99
      1. e479b -> en:e479b - vegan: maybe - vegetarian: maybe - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 0.99
      2. e472e -> en:e472e - vegan: maybe - vegetarian: maybe - from_palm_oil: maybe - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 0.495
      3. e471 -> en:e471 - vegan: maybe - vegetarian: maybe - from_palm_oil: maybe - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 0.33
    17. flour treatment agents -> en:flour-treatment-agent - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 0.99
      1. L-cysteine -> en:e920 - vegan: maybe - vegetarian: maybe - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 0.99
      2. ascorbic acid -> en:e300 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 0.495
    18. flavouring -> en:flavouring - vegan: maybe - vegetarian: maybe - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 0.99
    19. colour -> en:colour - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 0.99
      1. beta-carotene -> en:e160ai - vegan: maybe - vegetarian: maybe - from_palm_oil: maybe - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 0.99

Nutrition

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    Poor nutritional quality


    ⚠ ️Warning: the amount of fruits, vegetables and nuts is not specified on the label, it was estimated from the list of ingredients: 18

    This product is not considered a beverage for the calculation of the Nutri-Score.

    Positive points: 1

    • Proteins: 5 / 5 (value: 12, rounded value: 12)
    • Fiber: 1 / 5 (value: 1.5, rounded value: 1.5)
    • Fruits, vegetables, nuts, and colza/walnut/olive oils: 0 / 5 (value: 18.5, rounded value: 18.5)

    Negative points: 14

    • Energy: 3 / 10 (value: 1229, rounded value: 1229)
    • Sugars: 0 / 10 (value: 2.9, rounded value: 2.9)
    • Saturated fat: 7 / 10 (value: 8, rounded value: 8)
    • Sodium: 4 / 10 (value: 396, rounded value: 396)

    The points for proteins are not counted because the negative points are greater or equal to 11.

    Nutritional score: (14 - 1)

    Nutri-Score:

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    Nutrition facts


    Nutrition facts As sold
    for 100 g / 100 ml
    As sold
    per serving (152.5g)
    Compared to: Cheese pizzas
    Energy 1,229 kj
    (293 kcal)
    1,870 kj
    (447 kcal)
    +12%
    Fat 14 g 21.4 g +51%
    Saturated fat 8 g 12.2 g +77%
    Carbohydrates 29 g 44.2 g -7%
    Sugars 2.9 g 4.42 g -14%
    Fiber 1.5 g 2.29 g -31%
    Proteins 12 g 18.3 g +4%
    Salt 0.99 g 1.51 g +13%
    Fruits‚ vegetables‚ nuts and rapeseed‚ walnut and olive oils (estimate from ingredients list analysis) 18.5 % 18.5 %
Serving size: 152.5g

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