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Meet The Team: Charlotte (Partnerships)

Who am I and how do I contribute to Open Food Facts? Hi, I’m Charlotte! I’m a student in Responsible and Humanitarian Management and I joined Open Food Facts in October for a one-year work-study placement! One of my tasks is to help producers import their products onto the professional platform – with an international …

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Zoom on chocolates

❤️🍫 This Valentine’s Day, fall in love with chocolates that are the perfect match for your taste buds!  Thanks to Open Food Facts:   ✔ compare your products,  ✔ identify labels that respect producers and the planet  ✔consult the different scores (Nutri-score, Eco-Score, Nova classification) ✔save your favourites & share with others. Fancy a challenge? …

The Nutri-Score is evolving. Manufacturers, get onboard now 😉

As you know, this first quarter will be marked by the announcement of the new Nutri-Score formula by the Santé publique France teams. To help you anticipate any changes in your product range…  …We’ve integrated the new Nutri-Score formula on your Pro platform! The algorithm is evolving to be more in line with dietary recommendations “This …

Open Food Facts at Fosdem 2024

Open Food Facts @ FOSDEM: How Open Source and Open Data have a positive impact on our daily lives

Last weekend, Open Food Facts was at FOSDEM 2024! Anca, Ludo, Alexandre, Pierre and Christian from the Open Food Facts crew got the chance to connect with many European libre lovers on the campus of the University of Brussels.  FOSDEM, standing for Free and Open Source software Developers’ European Meeting, is an annual conference and …

Introducing Open Prices

We’re happy to announce Open Prices, the first open crowdsourced database of food prices!
The goal is to collect and share prices of food products around the world.

Testimonial: when Open Data facilitates the work of dieticians and motivates patients!

Today we meet the founders of Alivio, an all-in-one application dedicated to dieticians and their patients, which has succeeded in revolutionizing dietary management by leveraging the Open Food Facts database. In this article, we explore their project and how they are using Open Food Facts to help dietitians and their patients. Many thanks to Noa …

Open Food Facts on BBC Morning Live

🎉 Exciting news! The Open Food Facts mobile app was featured on BBC Morning Live in a segment on ultra-processed foods (UPFs). Dr Alexander Van Tulleken demonstrated how one can easily spot ultra-processed foods using our app. And you can do it before you actually buy a product, in store, simply by scanning the product’s barcode using the app. …

“Tackling Food Packaging operation” in the spotlight near Poitiers, France

As you may already know, this year Open Food Facts went big on the “Tackling Food Packaging operation”, a project aimed at collecting as much data as possible on food packaging for better understanding. Find out all about the Tackling Food Packaging operation. To mark the European Week for Waste Reduction, Olivier Coacolo, a key …

What a year ! A look back at 2023

Dear supporters and community members, 🎅🏻The entire Open Food Facts community wishes you a very happy festive season, and thanks you for being part of the adventure in 2023 with us! Let’s look back at some of our collective accomplishments at Open Food Facts.  1. Community – the heartbeat of this project! The Open Food …

Highlights from Open Source Experience fair

On 6 and 7 December, Open Food Facts attended the annual #OSXP2023 event in Paris. The show focuses on open source technologies, solutions and challenges in France and Europe, and highlights the driving role of open source innovations in the digital transformation of organisations. “In a world where digital technology is becoming more pervasive by …