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Dinosaur sprinkles

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Barcode: 5060234983598 (EAN / EAN-13)

Countries where sold: United Kingdom

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Ingredients

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    21 ingredients


    corn starch, dextrose, sugar, glucose powder, hydrogenated palm oil, dextrin, glazing agents (shellac, carnauba wax) thickener (gum arabic), artificial flavouring, stabiliser (xanthan gum), colours(titanium dioxide, carmine brilliant blue, carotene, curcumin) emulsifier (soya lecithin)
    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: E1400 - Dextrin
    • Additive: E160a - Carotene
    • Additive: E171 - Titanium dioxide
    • Additive: E322 - Lecithins
    • Additive: E414 - Acacia gum
    • Additive: E415 - Xanthan gum
    • Additive: E904 - Shellac
    • Ingredient: Colour
    • Ingredient: Dextrose
    • Ingredient: Emulsifier
    • Ingredient: Flavouring
    • Ingredient: Glazing agent
    • Ingredient: Glucose
    • Ingredient: Hydrogenated oil
    • Ingredient: Thickener

    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

  • E1400 - Dextrin


    Dextrin: Dextrins are a group of low-molecular-weight carbohydrates produced by the hydrolysis of starch or glycogen. Dextrins are mixtures of polymers of D-glucose units linked by α--1→4- or α--1→6- glycosidic bonds. Dextrins can be produced from starch using enzymes like amylases, as during digestion in the human body and during malting and mashing, or by applying dry heat under acidic conditions -pyrolysis or roasting-. The latter process is used industrially, and also occurs on the surface of bread during the baking process, contributing to flavor, color and crispness. Dextrins produced by heat are also known as pyrodextrins. The starch hydrolyses during roasting under acidic conditions, and short-chained starch parts partially rebranch with α--1‚6- bonds to the degraded starch molecule. See also Maillard Reaction. Dextrins are white, yellow, or brown powders that are partially or fully water-soluble, yielding optically active solutions of low viscosity. Most of them can be detected with iodine solution, giving a red coloration; one distinguishes erythrodextrin -dextrin that colours red- and achrodextrin -giving no colour-. White and yellow dextrins from starch roasted with little or no acid are called British gum.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • 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
  • E171 - Titanium dioxide


    Titanium dioxide: Titanium dioxide, also known as titaniumIV oxide or titania, is the naturally occurring oxide of titanium, chemical formula TiO2. When used as a pigment, it is called titanium white, Pigment White 6 -PW6-, or CI 77891. Generally, it is sourced from ilmenite, rutile and anatase. It has a wide range of applications, including paint, sunscreen and food coloring. When used as a food coloring, it has E number E171. World production in 2014 exceeded 9 million metric tons. It has been estimated that titanium dioxide is used in two-thirds of all pigments, and the oxide has been valued at $13.2 billion.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E322 - Lecithins


    Lecithins are natural compounds commonly used in the food industry as emulsifiers and stabilizers.

    Extracted from sources like soybeans and eggs, lecithins consist of phospholipids that enhance the mixing of oil and water, ensuring smooth textures in various products like chocolates, dressings, and baked goods.

    They do not present any known health risks.

  • E322i - Lecithin


    Lecithins are natural compounds commonly used in the food industry as emulsifiers and stabilizers.

    Extracted from sources like soybeans and eggs, lecithins consist of phospholipids that enhance the mixing of oil and water, ensuring smooth textures in various products like chocolates, dressings, and baked goods.

    They do not present any known health risks.

  • E414 - Acacia gum


    Gum arabic: Gum arabic, also known as acacia gum, arabic gum, gum acacia, acacia, Senegal gum and Indian gum, and by other names, is a natural gum consisting of the hardened sap of various species of the acacia tree. Originally, gum arabic was collected from Acacia nilotica which was called the "gum arabic tree"; in the present day, gum arabic is collected from acacia species, predominantly Acacia senegal and Vachellia -Acacia- seyal; the term "gum arabic" does not indicate a particular botanical source. In a few cases so‐called "gum arabic" may not even have been collected from Acacia species, but may originate from Combretum, Albizia or some other genus. Producers harvest the gum commercially from wild trees, mostly in Sudan -80%- and throughout the Sahel, from Senegal to Somalia—though it is historically cultivated in Arabia and West Asia. Gum arabic is a complex mixture of glycoproteins and polysaccharides. It is the original source of the sugars arabinose and ribose, both of which were first discovered and isolated from it, and are named after it. Gum arabic is soluble in water. It is edible, and used primarily in the food industry as a stabilizer, with EU E number E414. Gum arabic is a key ingredient in traditional lithography and is used in printing, paint production, glue, cosmetics and various industrial applications, including viscosity control in inks and in textile industries, though less expensive materials compete with it for many of these roles. While gum arabic is now produced throughout the African Sahel, it is still harvested and used in the Middle East.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E415 - Xanthan gum


    Xanthan gum (E415) is a natural polysaccharide derived from fermented sugars, often used in the food industry as a thickening and stabilizing agent.

    This versatile food additive enhances texture and prevents ingredient separation in a wide range of products, including salad dressings, sauces, and gluten-free baked goods.

    It is considered safe for consumption even at high intake amounts.

  • 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: Hydrogenated 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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    : corn starch, dextrose, sugar, glucose powder, hydrogenated palm oil, dextrin, glazing agents (shellac, carnauba wax), thickener (gum arabic), artificial flavouring, stabiliser (xanthan gum), colours (titanium dioxide, carmine brilliant blue, carotene, curcumin), emulsifier (soya lecithin)
    1. corn starch -> en:corn-starch - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 8.33333333333333 - percent_max: 100
    2. dextrose -> en:dextrose - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 50
    3. sugar -> en:sugar - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 33.3333333333333
    4. glucose powder -> en:glucose-powder - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 25
    5. hydrogenated palm oil -> en:hydrogenated-palm-oil - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - from_palm_oil: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 20
    6. dextrin -> en:e1400 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 16.6666666666667
    7. glazing agents -> en:glazing-agent - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 14.2857142857143
      1. shellac -> en:e904 - vegan: no - vegetarian: no - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 14.2857142857143
      2. carnauba wax -> en:e903 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 7.14285714285714
    8. thickener -> en:thickener - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 12.5
      1. gum arabic -> en:e414 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 12.5
    9. artificial flavouring -> en:artificial-flavouring - vegan: maybe - vegetarian: maybe - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 5
    10. stabiliser -> en:stabiliser - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 5
      1. xanthan gum -> en:e415 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 5
    11. colours -> en:colour - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 5
      1. titanium dioxide -> en:e171 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 5
      2. carmine brilliant blue -> en:carmine-brilliant-blue - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 2.5
      3. carotene -> en:e160a - vegan: maybe - vegetarian: maybe - from_palm_oil: maybe - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 1.66666666666667
      4. curcumin -> en:e100 - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 1.25
    12. emulsifier -> en:emulsifier - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 5
      1. soya lecithin -> en:soya-lecithin - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 5

Nutrition

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    Nutrition facts


    Nutrition facts As sold
    for 100 g / 100 ml
    Energy 1,728 kj
    (413 kcal)
    Fat 5.8 g
    Saturated fat 5.8 g
    Carbohydrates 90.1 g
    Sugars 73.1 g
    Fiber ?
    Proteins 0 g
    Salt 0 g
    Fruits‚ vegetables‚ nuts and rapeseed‚ walnut and olive oils (estimate from ingredients list analysis) 0 %

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