API/Python

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Documentation of the Python bindings

Online API

Source code

How to install

How to use

Offline API

Source code

https://github.com/openfoodfacts/OpenFoodFacts-APIRestPython

How to install

  • Install python 3
  • Install mongodb
  • Install pip
  • Install requirements : $ pip install -r requirements.txt
  • Download the database from : http://world.openfoodfacts.org/data/openfoodfacts-mongodbdump.tar.gz
  • Import to local mongodb : $ mongorestore -d off -c products /foldertobsonfile/products.bson
  • Launch api : $ python3 runApiRESTServer.py
  • That's all !

How to use