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Vegetarian Chorizo And Red Pepper Sausages - Linda McCartney's - 270g

Vegetarian Chorizo And Red Pepper Sausages - Linda McCartney's - 270g

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Barcode: 5056053304744 (EAN / EAN-13)

Common name: Vegetarian chorizo sausages made with rehydrated textured soya protein, red pepper, tomato puree and smoked paprika

Quantity: 270g

Packaging: Card-box

Brands: Linda McCartney's

Categories: Plant-based foods and beverages, Plant-based foods, Meat alternatives, Meat analogues, Vegetarian sausages

Labels, certifications, awards: Vegetarian, Vegan, Vegetarian Society Approved, Vegetarian Society Approved Vegan
Vegetarian Society Approved Vegetarian Society Approved Vegan

Manufacturing or processing places: United Kingdom

Stores: Tesco

Countries where sold: United Kingdom

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Health

Nutrition

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    Nutri-Score A

    Very good nutritional quality
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      What is the Nutri-Score?


      The Nutri-Score is a logo on the overall nutritional quality of products.

      The score from A to E is calculated based on nutrients and foods to favor (proteins, fiber, fruits, vegetables and legumes ...) and nutrients to limit (calories, saturated fat, sugars, salt). The score is calculated from the data of the nutrition facts table and the composition data (fruits, vegetables and legumes).

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    Negative points: 8/55

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      Calories

      1/10 points (633kJ)

      Energy intakes above energy requirements are associated with increased risks of weight gain, overweight, obesity, and consequently risk of diet-related chronic diseases.

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      Sugar

      1/15 points (3.7g)

      A high consumption of sugar can cause weight gain and tooth decay. It also augments the risk of type 2 diabetes and cardio-vascular diseases.

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      Salt

      6/20 points (1.3g)

      A high consumption of salt (or sodium) can cause raised blood pressure, which can increase the risk of heart disease and stroke.

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    Positive points: 10/17

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      Proteins

      4/7 points (11.2g)

      Foods that are rich in proteins are usually rich in calcium or iron which are essential minerals with numerous health benefits.

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      Fiber

      5/5 points (8.6g)

      Consuming foods rich in fiber (especially whole grain foods) reduces the risks of aerodigestive cancers, cardiovascular diseases, obesity and diabetes.

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      Details of the calculation of the Nutri-Score


      ⚠ ️Warning: the amount of fruits, vegetables and nuts is not specified on the label, it was estimated from the list of ingredients: 61

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

      Points for proteins are counted because the negative points are less than 11.

      Nutritional score: -2 (8 - 10)

      Nutri-Score: A

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    Nutrition facts


    Nutrition facts As sold
    for 100 g / 100 ml
    As sold
    per serving (90g)
    Compared to: Vegetarian sausages
    Energy 633 kj
    (152 kcal)
    570 kj
    (137 kcal)
    -17%
    Fat 6.2 g 5.58 g -36%
    Saturated fat 0.5 g 0.45 g -77%
    Carbohydrates 8.5 g 7.65 g -15%
    Sugars 3.7 g 3.33 g +142%
    Fiber 8.6 g 7.74 g +66%
    Proteins 11.2 g 10.1 g -4%
    Salt 1.3 g 1.17 g -2%
    Fruits‚ vegetables‚ nuts and rapeseed‚ walnut and olive oils (estimate from ingredients list analysis) 61.092 % 61.092 %
Serving size: 90g

Ingredients

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    15 ingredients


    Rehydrated textured soya protein 36%, red pepper 35%, onion, tomato purée, rapeseed oil, potato flake, stabiliser (methyl cellulose), garlic purée, salt, smoked paprika, paprika, oregano, ground cumin, dried rosemary.
    Allergens: 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: E461 - Methyl cellulose

    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

  • E461 - Methyl cellulose


    Methyl cellulose: Methyl cellulose -or methylcellulose- is a chemical compound derived from cellulose. It is a hydrophilic white powder in pure form and dissolves in cold -but not in hot- water, forming a clear viscous solution or gel. It is sold under a variety of trade names and is used as a thickener and emulsifier in various food and cosmetic products, and also as a treatment of constipation. Like cellulose, it is not digestible, not toxic, and not an allergen.
    Source: Wikipedia

Ingredients analysis

The analysis is based solely on the ingredients listed and does not take into account processing methods.
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    Details of the analysis of the ingredients


    en: textured soya protein 36%, red pepper 35%, onion, tomato purée, rapeseed oil, potato flake, stabiliser (methyl cellulose), garlic purée, salt, smoked paprika, paprika, oregano, cumin, dried rosemary
    1. textured soya protein -> en:textured-soy-protein - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - ciqual_food_code: 20591 - percent_min: 36 - percent: 36 - percent_max: 36
    2. red pepper -> en:red-bell-pepper - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - ciqual_food_code: 20087 - percent_min: 35 - percent: 35 - percent_max: 35
    3. onion -> en:onion - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - ciqual_food_code: 20034 - percent_min: 2.41666666666667 - percent_max: 29
    4. tomato purée -> en:tomato-puree - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - ciqual_food_code: 20170 - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 14.5
    5. rapeseed oil -> en:rapeseed-oil - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - from_palm_oil: no - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 9.66666666666667
    6. potato flake -> en:potato-flakes - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - ciqual_food_code: 4003 - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 7.25
    7. stabiliser -> en:stabiliser - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 5.8
      1. methyl cellulose -> en:e461 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 5.8
    8. garlic purée -> en:garlic-puree - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - ciqual_food_code: 11000 - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 4.83333333333333
    9. salt -> en:salt - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - ciqual_food_code: 11058 - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 1.1
    10. smoked paprika -> en:smoked-paprika - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - ciqual_food_code: 11049 - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 1.1
    11. paprika -> en:paprika - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - ciqual_food_code: 11049 - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 1.1
    12. oregano -> en:oregano - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - ciqual_proxy_food_code: 11035 - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 1.1
    13. cumin -> en:cumin - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 1.1
    14. dried rosemary -> en:dried-rosemary - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - ciqual_food_code: 11036 - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 1.1

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