How to help
Open Food Facts is a collaborative and citizen project. There are different ways to contribute.
1. Improving the database
The database is the core of the project. It's easy and very quick to help.
You can download the mobile app for your phone, and start adding or improving products.
On the other hand, Open Food Facts website offers many ways to contribute:
- check products to be completed and start improving
2. Software development
The major part of Open Food Facts tools and softwares are made by volunteers. Software development includes Open Food Facts backend (Perl and MongoDB); API (JSON); website (HTML5, JS, Foundation); iOS native (Swift); Android native (Java); AI (python, R); translations; etc.
For more information, see Software Development.
3. Project's life
Open Food Facts also needs contributions the global project's life: communication, community management, project management, quality control, fundraising, etc.