How to read nutrition facts in food labelling?

Food labels are a legal requirement that every manufacturer need to provide information to their consumer. They provide a piece of brief information about the product, whether they are safe or not. It also helps to communicate to consumers about the product.

Usually, Food label contains information about, They are

  • Nutritional quantity
  • Manufacturing and Contact information
  • Ingredients list and Allergen Caution

How to calculate and read nutrition facts in food label


Please, note that the text you posted is referring to the old Nutrition facts table which, if still legally valid, is being substituted by a new version, in which there is a lot of new content in terms of both graphic requirements and nutrients to be listed, not to mention a new way of calculating serving sizes. Check the FDA website for the latest news about this topic

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