The first step? We’ll conduct a complete nutrient analysis to quantify your product’s nutritional properties and strengths. Your product label information needs to meet strict FDA regulations, and it must be accurate. Every nutrient analysis covers:
- Calories and calories from fat
- Total fat, saturated fat and trans fat
- Cholesterol and sodium
- Total carbohydrates, sugar and dietary fiber
- Vitamins A and C, calcium and iron
Our analysis process uses data from food suppliers, USDA, and the Genesis R&D SQL nutrition analysis program from ESHA Research. Our software is FDA-approved and internationally recognized as the most accurate, complete nutrition analysis system available. Our research database contains more than 37,000 foods (and growing) for the most exact computerized analysis. We’ll include any specialty products your company offers – the bigger our database gets, the better!
Step two: we’ll translate the nutritional analysis to a nutrition facts label your customer will use to make their buying choice. We offer a variety of label choices: standard, tabular, dual declaration, aggregate, Canadian, and bilingual Spanish. We base each on our nutrient analysis of your food product and provide:
- Serving size based on FDA-suggested Reference Amount
- % Daily Values
Questions about FDA-approved labeling formats?
See examples here.
Questions about food labeling?
Visit the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 — Food and Drugs, Part 101 — Food Labeling.
Ingredients Statements & Allergen Identification
We’ll also make sure the details are right. Our analysis will include two important areas where the details matter: ingredient statements and allergen identification. Ingredient statements must include all ingredients used to fabricate a food by their common name. On The Menu will complete your ingredient statement to be sure your product meets strict FDA regulations.
Allergens in food products are receiving an unprecedented amount of public attention. We’ll identify the presence of the eight dominant food allergens outlined in the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act of 2004:
- Tree Nuts
- Crustacean Fish