Open Food Facts covers thousands of labels. This page is the beginning of a documentation related to these labels. If you have knowledge about a label, don't hesitate to create a dedicated page and an entry here.
Labels can be related to many types. We list below some of these types, with few examples.
By default, Open Food Facts can manage any kind of label if it's on the food packaging.
- List of food labeling regulations (wikipedia).
Science based rating labels promoted by Open Food Facts
- Nutri-Score. See also: Nutri-Score on Open Food Facts website.
- Nova. See also: Nova on Open Food Facts website.
- See: Nutritional rating systems [to investigate]
- Health Star Rating ; 113 products as of 2020-09-17. See: wikipedia page.
- Food labelling in Uruguay (inspired from Chile?) - https://twitter.com/MSPUruguay/status/1233478398472806400
- en:pasteurized product
- en:ISO 9001
- en:ISO 22000
There are thousands of labels dealing with the origins. We list here a few examples:
- en:raised in ... (Scotland, Norway, Ireland, etc.)
- en:Made in ...
- en:French eggs
Generally, origins labels are precisely defined by local regulations. Example:
- en:Certified Belgian Abbey Beer, allows restricted producers to use its label
- en:High fibres, high fibers, Rich in fiber
- en:Source of iron
- en:Vitamin C source
- en:Carbon compensated product, carbon neutral
- en:FSC, Forest Stewardship Council
- en:Fair trade
- en:Max Havelaar
- en:World Beer Awards