Labelling food products

Nutrition labelling

A mandatory nutrition declaration (commonly referred to as ‘back of pack’ nutrition labelling) must be provided for most prepacked foods from. The order in which the nutrition declaration must be given is:

  • energy
  • fat
  • saturates
  • carbohydrate
  • sugars
  • protein
  • salt

Read technical guidance on nutritional labelling and Food Standards Agency (FSA) guidance on food nutrition labelling.

Supplementary nutrients

You may also include certain additional ‘supplementary’ nutrients in the nutrition declaration. Only the following additional nutrients may be included:

  • monounsaturated fat
  • polyunsaturated fat
  • polyols
  • starch  
  • fibre
  • vitamins and minerals