A nutritional analysis is a necessary tool to ensure that companies in the food sector comply with nutritional labeling regulations and large-scale distribution specifications. On the other hand, knowing this information first hand and having it updated must comply with quality systems and new product development.
They will analyze food’s nutritional composition in terms of protein, fat, carbohydrates, sugars, dietary fiber, energy value and fatty acid profile, sodium (salt) content, etc. These analyses are directly related to the nutritional information on the product label as established by the regulations on the consumer’s food information.
In addition to nutritional analysis, several laboratories have a technical department that advises you on correctly declaring your food’s nutritional values on the label and the most relevant labeling requirements for your target markets.
Mandatory food nutrition labeling must include all information in the following order:
- energy value
- – fats of which
- carbohydrates, of which