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Nutrition Analysis and Nutrition Labelling

Navigating Nutrition Analysis and Nutrition Labeling with FTC International

Welcome to FTC International’s dedicated resource for Nutrition Analysis and Nutrition Labeling services. We understand that proper nutrition analysis and accurate nutrition labeling are fundamental to the success of your food product. At FTC International, we have an expert team that helps businesses navigate these critical processes effectively.

What is Nutrition Analysis?

Nutrition analysis is the process of determining the nutritional content of food. It involves analyzing the levels of various nutrients, such as proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals present in a food product. This detailed evaluation provides vital information about the nutrient makeup of your products, supporting the creation of accurate nutrition labels.

FTC International’s Expertise in Nutrition Analysis

Our expert team at FTC International utilizes advanced techniques for nutrition analysis. We offer:

  • Comprehensive nutrient analysis of your food products.
  • Verification of nutrient claims on packaging.
  • Alignment of nutritional values with health claims.

We ensure your product’s nutrition profile is accurately represented, helping your customers make informed dietary choices.

What is Nutrition Labeling?

Nutrition labeling refers to the practice of providing nutritional information about a food product on its packaging. This label typically includes information about the product’s calorie content, serving size, and amounts of key nutrients. It’s a critical tool that allows consumers to understand the nutritional value of the product and compare it with others.

FTC International’s Expertise in Nutrition Labeling

At FTC International, we provide comprehensive Nutrition Labeling services. Our offerings include:

  • Calculating, formatting and presenting nutrition facts labels in the format required by regulations.
  • Translating complex nutritional data into consumer-friendly information.
  • Updating nutrition labels to reflect recipe changes or new regulatory guidelines.

With FTC International, you gain a partner committed to ensuring the accuracy and compliance of your nutrition labels.

Your Partner in Nutrition Analysis and Nutrition Labeling

At FTC International, we strive to make Nutrition Analysis and Nutrition Labeling straightforward and hassle-free for our clients. Our expertise in this field allows us to guide you through every step of the process.

Contact us today to learn more about how we can assist you with your nutrition analysis and labeling needs.

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Nutrition Analysis And Nutrition Labelling Consulting Services By Ftc International.

What is Nutrition Analysis?

Nutrition analysis refers to the process of determining the nutritional content of foods and food products.

It is a systematic approach to quantifying the levels of essential nutrients such as carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, and minerals. In addition, the analysis often covers other important dietary components like fiber, sugars, cholesterol, and sodium.

Through various methods, both scientific and computational, nutrition analysis provides a detailed profile of what a food item contains, which is often then represented on food labels for consumer awareness.

The Process

The comprehensive nature of nutrition analysis requires a series of systematic steps to ensure accurate and reliable results.

Here’s a brief breakdown of the procedure:

Recipe Analysis

Using a comprehensive date base, we enter your recipe and and any processing changes such as oil absorption, moisture loss, processing loss and allow the program to calculate the various parameters that are required on your specific nutrition facts panel. For each food those parameters may be different. 


Once the nutritional content is finalized, it’s translated into an easy-to-read format for food labels, generated by the program with the nutrients selected for your food. Some products may be eligible for a simplified Nutrition Facts Panel due to the absence of several nutrients in significant quantities, some may have the  option of having non-mandatory nutrients showing due to sources of ingredients with those nutrients. These labels adhere to regulatory guidelines that specify what information must be presented and how.

The Importance for Food Production and Importing Companies

There are several compelling reasons for food producers and importers to prioritize nutrition analysis:

Regulatory Compliance

In many countries, providing nutritional information on food products is not just beneficial but legally required. Regulatory agencies stipulate that certain nutritional details be available to consumers to help them make informed dietary choices. Importers need to be particularly vigilant, as they must meet the standards of both their home country and the exporting country.

Consumer Trust

Modern consumers are more health-conscious than ever before. They often rely on nutritional labels to make purchasing decisions, especially when adhering to specific diets or managing health conditions. Offering accurate nutritional information helps build trust and loyalty among customers.

Product Development

Nutrition analysis isn’t just about listing contents on a label. It can be a crucial tool in product development, helping food producers optimize recipes, improve product health profiles, or develop new products that cater to specific nutritional niches.

Competitive Advantage

With the surge in demand for health-oriented products, having a detailed nutrition analysis allows companies to market their products more effectively. Whether it’s a low-calorie snack or a protein-rich drink, knowing and showcasing the nutritional profile can set a product apart in a crowded market.

Risk Management

Incorrect nutritional information can lead to potential legal liabilities. Suppose a product claims to be low in sugar but isn’t, or an allergen isn’t appropriately identified. In these cases, the consequences can range from product recalls to lawsuits, making accurate nutrition analysis a vital risk management tool.

In conclusion, nutrition analysis is a multifaceted process that goes beyond just identifying what’s in our food. It’s a bridge between producers and consumers, ensuring transparency, trust, and safety. For food production and importing companies, understanding and prioritizing this process is not only beneficial but essential in today’s health-conscious world.

What is Nutrition Labelling?

Nutrition labelling refers to the detailed presentation of a food product’s nutritional content, typically found on its packaging. It serves as a primary communication tool between food manufacturers and consumers, offering insights into the product’s dietary composition.

These labels often include information about calories, macronutrients (such as carbohydrates, proteins, and fats), micronutrients (like vitamins and minerals), and other significant dietary factors, e.g., fiber, sugars, and sodium.

Depending on the jurisdiction, certain components are mandatory, while others are optional or dependent on specific product claims.

The Process

Creating an accurate and compliant nutrition label is a systematic process involving several key steps:


Before a label can be designed, the food product must undergo a comprehensive nutrition analysis. This can be done through laboratory testing or using approved databases and software.

Determining Serving Size

The nutritional values are often represented per specific serving size, which should be both realistic and consistent with similar products in the market.

Selection of Nutrients to Display

While some nutrients are mandatory on labels, others might be optional unless a specific claim is made about them. For instance, while most products require a listing of total fats, specific details like omega-3 fatty acids might only be needed if the product claims to be a good source of it.

Formatting the Label

Most countries have specific formats and designs that nutrition labels must adhere to. This ensures consistency and ease of understanding for consumers.

Including Daily Value (DV)

The label often includes the percentage of daily value, which indicates how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. This is based on the general daily intake values of nutrients and may vary by country.

Reviewing Regulatory Compliance

Regulations regarding nutrition labelling differ from one jurisdiction to another. It’s essential to review the label for compliance with the appropriate national or regional regulatory bodies.


Before finalizing, the label must be thoroughly checked for any errors or omissions. An error in nutrition labelling can have significant repercussions.

Production and Application

Once approved, the label design is then printed and applied to the food packaging, ensuring it’s clearly visible and durable for the product’s entire shelf life.

The Importance for Food Production and Importing Companies

The significance of accurate and compliant nutrition labelling extends far beyond just regulatory adherence:

Informed Consumers

In today’s health-conscious society, many consumers base their purchasing decisions on the nutrition label. They want to know the caloric content, if it’s high in certain nutrients, or if it fits their dietary needs.

Regulatory Compliance

Incorrect or non-compliant labels can result in penalties, product recalls, or even legal action. For food importing companies, it’s doubly crucial as they have to meet the standards of both the exporting and importing countries.

Brand Integrity and Trust

Providing accurate and transparent nutritional information can enhance brand reputation and foster consumer trust. Conversely, discrepancies in labelling can lead to public relations challenges and diminished brand value.

Marketing Opportunities

Nutrition labelling can also be a strategic marketing tool. If a product is fortified with certain nutrients or is naturally richer in specific beneficial components, highlighting this on the label can give it a competitive edge.

Addressing Dietary Concerns

With the rise in dietary restrictions and lifestyle diets, such as vegan, keto, or gluten-free, appropriate labelling allows consumers to quickly determine if a product suits their needs.

Risk Mitigation

Accurate labels, especially concerning allergens and dietary restrictions, can prevent adverse health reactions in consumers, reducing potential liabilities for the producer.

In summary, nutrition labelling is an indispensable aspect of the food industry, bridging the knowledge gap between producers and consumers.

For food production and importing companies, investing in accurate and compliant nutrition labelling isn’t just a regulatory mandate but a strategic imperative that can drive consumer trust and brand growth.

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Send us your inquiry (if you wish to receive a label quotation, please include a copy of your label files).