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Blueberry Mega Muffin - Balfour's

Blueberry Mega Muffin - Balfour's

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Barcode: 9310090052799 (EAN / EAN-13)

Brands: Balfour's

Categories: Snacks, Sweet snacks, Biscuits and cakes, Cakes, Muffins, Fruit muffins, Blueberry muffins

Stores: The Fresh Basket

Countries where sold: Australia

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Ingredients

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    34 ingredients


    Sugar, wheat flour, egg, canola oil (antioxidant (320)), blueberries (8%), muffin concentrate (thickeners (1422, 415, 412), raising agents (500, 450, 541), salt, flavours, sugar, whipping agent (rice starch, emulsifiers (475, 471), soy), wheat starch, vegetable oil), banana puree (banana, ascorbic acid (300)), thickener (1412), flavours.
    Allergens: Eggs, Gluten, Soybeans
    Traces: Milk, Nuts, Peanuts, Sesame seeds

Food processing

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    Ultra processed foods


    Elements that indicate the product is in the 4 - Ultra processed food and drink products group:

    • Additive: E1412 - Distarch phosphate
    • Additive: E1422 - Acetylated distarch adipate
    • Additive: E412 - Guar gum
    • Additive: E415 - Xanthan gum
    • Additive: E450 - Diphosphates
    • Additive: E471 - Mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids
    • Additive: E475 - Polyglycerol esters of fatty acids
    • Ingredient: Emulsifier
    • Ingredient: Flavouring
    • Ingredient: Thickener

    Food products are classified into 4 groups according to their degree of processing:

    1. Unprocessed or minimally processed foods
    2. Processed culinary ingredients
    3. Processed foods
    4. Ultra processed foods

    The determination of the group is based on the category of the product and on the ingredients it contains.

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Additives

  • E1422 - Acetylated distarch adipate


    Acetylated distarch adipate: Acetylated distarch adipate -E1422-, is a starch that is treated with acetic anhydride and adipic acid anhydride to resist high temperatures. It is used in foods as a bulking agent, stabilizer and a thickener. No acceptable daily intake for human consumption has been determined.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E320 - Butylated hydroxyanisole (bha)


    Butylated hydroxyanisole: Butylated hydroxyanisole -BHA- is an antioxidant consisting of a mixture of two isomeric organic compounds, 2-tert-butyl-4-hydroxyanisole and 3-tert-butyl-4-hydroxyanisole. It is prepared from 4-methoxyphenol and isobutylene. It is a waxy solid used as a food additive with the E number E320. The primary use for BHA is as an antioxidant and preservative in food, food packaging, animal feed, cosmetics, rubber, and petroleum products. BHA also is commonly used in medicines, such as isotretinoin, lovastatin, and simvastatin, among others.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E412 - Guar gum


    Guar gum: Guar gum, also called guaran, is a galactomannan polysaccharide extracted from guar beans that has thickening and stabilizing properties useful in the food, feed and industrial applications. The guar seeds are mechanically dehusked, hydrated, milled and screened according to application. It is typically produced as a free-flowing, off-white powder.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E415 - Xanthan gum


    Xanthan gum: Xanthan gum -- is a polysaccharide with many industrial uses, including as a common food additive. It is an effective thickening agent and stabilizer to prevent ingredients from separating. It can be produced from simple sugars using a fermentation process, and derives its name from the species of bacteria used, Xanthomonas campestris.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E471 - Mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids


    Mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids: Mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids -E471- refers to a food additive composed of diglycerides and monoglycerides which is used as an emulsifier. This mixture is also sometimes referred to as partial glycerides.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E500 - Sodium carbonates


    Sodium carbonate: Sodium carbonate, Na2CO3, -also known as washing soda, soda ash and soda crystals, and in the monohydrate form as crystal carbonate- is the water-soluble sodium salt of carbonic acid. It most commonly occurs as a crystalline decahydrate, which readily effloresces to form a white powder, the monohydrate. Pure sodium carbonate is a white, odorless powder that is hygroscopic -absorbs moisture from the air-. It has a strongly alkaline taste, and forms a moderately basic solution in water. Sodium carbonate is well known domestically for its everyday use as a water softener. Historically it was extracted from the ashes of plants growing in sodium-rich soils, such as vegetation from the Middle East, kelp from Scotland and seaweed from Spain. Because the ashes of these sodium-rich plants were noticeably different from ashes of timber -used to create potash-, they became known as "soda ash". It is synthetically produced in large quantities from salt -sodium chloride- and limestone by a method known as the Solvay process. The manufacture of glass is one of the most important uses of sodium carbonate. Sodium carbonate acts as a flux for silica, lowering the melting point of the mixture to something achievable without special materials. This "soda glass" is mildly water-soluble, so some calcium carbonate is added to the melt mixture to make the glass produced insoluble. This type of glass is known as soda lime glass: "soda" for the sodium carbonate and "lime" for the calcium carbonate. Soda lime glass has been the most common form of glass for centuries. Sodium carbonate is also used as a relatively strong base in various settings. For example, it is used as a pH regulator to maintain stable alkaline conditions necessary for the action of the majority of photographic film developing agents. It acts as an alkali because when dissolved in water, it dissociates into the weak acid: carbonic acid and the strong alkali: sodium hydroxide. This gives sodium carbonate in solution the ability to attack metals such as aluminium with the release of hydrogen gas.It is a common additive in swimming pools used to raise the pH which can be lowered by chlorine tablets and other additives which contain acids. In cooking, it is sometimes used in place of sodium hydroxide for lyeing, especially with German pretzels and lye rolls. These dishes are treated with a solution of an alkaline substance to change the pH of the surface of the food and improve browning. In taxidermy, sodium carbonate added to boiling water will remove flesh from the bones of animal carcasses for trophy mounting or educational display. In chemistry, it is often used as an electrolyte. Electrolytes are usually salt-based, and sodium carbonate acts as a very good conductor in the process of electrolysis. In addition, unlike chloride ions, which form chlorine gas, carbonate ions are not corrosive to the anodes. It is also used as a primary standard for acid-base titrations because it is solid and air-stable, making it easy to weigh accurately.
    Source: Wikipedia
  • E541 - Sodium aluminium phosphate


    Sodium aluminium phosphate: Sodium aluminium phosphate -SAlP- describes the inorganic compounds consisting of sodium salts of aluminium phosphates. The most common SAlP has the formulas NaH14Al3-PO4-8·4H2O and Na3H15Al2-PO4-8. These materials are prepared by combining alumina, phosphoric acid, and sodium hydroxide.In addition to the usual hydrate, an anhydrous SAlP is also known, Na3H15Al2-PO4-8 -CAS#10279-59-1-, referred to as 8:2:3, reflecting the ratio of phosphate to aluminium to sodium. Additionally an SAlP of ill-defined stoichiometry is used -NaxAly-PO4-z -CAS# 7785-88-8-.The acidic sodium aluminium phosphates are used as acids for baking powders for the chemical leavening of baked goods. Upon heating, SAlP combines with the baking soda to give carbon dioxide. Most of its action occurs at baking temperatures, rather than when the dough or batter is mixed at room temperature. SAlPs are advantageous because they impart a neutral flavor. As a food additive, it has the E number E541. Basic sodium aluminium phosphates are also known, e.g., Na15Al3-PO4-8. These species are useful in cheese making.
    Source: Wikipedia

Ingredients analysis

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    Non-vegan


    Non-vegan ingredients: Egg

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    Unrecognized ingredients: 320, Muffin-concentrate, 1422, 415, 412, 500, 450, 541, 475, 471, 300, 1412

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    Sugar, wheat flour, egg, canola oil (antioxidant (320)), blueberries 8%, muffin concentrate, thickeners (1422, 415, 412), raising agents (500, 450, 541), salt, flavours, sugar, whipping agent (rice starch, emulsifiers (475, 471), soy), wheat starch, vegetable oil, banana (banana, ascorbic acid (300)), thickener (1412), flavours
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    3. egg -> en:egg - vegan: no - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 8 - percent_max: 28
    4. canola oil -> en:canola-oil - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - from_palm_oil: no - percent_min: 8 - percent_max: 23
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    5. blueberries -> en:blueberry - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 8 - percent: 8 - percent_max: 8
    6. muffin concentrate -> en:muffin-concentrate - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 8
    7. thickeners -> en:thickener - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 8
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      2. 415 -> en:415 - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 4
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    8. raising agents -> en:raising-agent - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 8
      1. 500 -> en:500 - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 8
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    9. salt -> en:salt - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 8
    10. flavours -> en:flavouring - vegan: maybe - vegetarian: maybe - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 8
    11. sugar -> en:sugar - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 7.55555555555556
    12. whipping agent -> en:foaming-agent - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 6.8
      1. rice starch -> en:rice-starch - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 6.8
      2. emulsifiers -> en:emulsifier - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 3.4
        1. 475 -> en:475 - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 3.4
        2. 471 -> en:471 - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 1.7
      3. soy -> en:soya - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 2.26666666666667
    13. wheat starch -> en:wheat-starch - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 6.18181818181818
    14. vegetable oil -> en:vegetable-oil - vegan: yes - vegetarian: yes - from_palm_oil: maybe - percent_min: 0 - percent_max: 5.66666666666667
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Nutrition

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    Poor nutritional quality


    ⚠️ Warning: the amount of fiber is not specified, their possible positive contribution to the grade could not be taken into account.
    ⚠️ Warning: the amount of fruits, vegetables and nuts is not specified on the label, it was estimated from the list of ingredients: 16

    This product is not considered a beverage for the calculation of the Nutri-Score.

    Positive points: 0

    • Proteins: 2 / 5 (value: 4.4, rounded value: 4.4)
    • Fiber: 0 / 5 (value: 0, rounded value: 0)
    • Fruits, vegetables, nuts, and colza/walnut/olive oils: 0 / 5 (value: 16, rounded value: 16)

    Negative points: 17

    • Energy: 4 / 10 (value: 1670, rounded value: 1670)
    • Sugars: 6 / 10 (value: 27.9, rounded value: 27.9)
    • Saturated fat: 2 / 10 (value: 2.3, rounded value: 2.3)
    • Sodium: 5 / 10 (value: 522, rounded value: 522)

    The points for proteins are not counted because the negative points are greater or equal to 11.

    Score nutritionnel: 17 (17 - 0)

    Nutri-Score: D

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    Sugars in high quantity (27.9%)


    What you need to know
    • A high consumption of sugar can cause weight gain and tooth decay. It also augments the risk of type 2 diabetes and cardio-vascular diseases.

    Recommendation: Limit the consumption of sugar and sugary drinks
    • Sugary drinks (such as sodas, fruit beverages, and fruit juices and nectars) should be limited as much as possible (no more than 1 glass a day).
    • Choose products with lower sugar content and reduce the consumption of products with added sugars.
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    Salt in moderate quantity (1.3%)


    What you need to know
    • A high consumption of salt (or sodium) can cause raised blood pressure, which can increase the risk of heart disease and stroke.
    • Many people who have high blood pressure do not know it, as there are often no symptoms.
    • Most people consume too much salt (on average 9 to 12 grams per day), around twice the recommended maximum level of intake.

    Recommendation: Limit the consumption of salt and salted food
    • Reduce the quantity of salt used when cooking, and don't salt again at the table.
    • Limit the consumption of salty snacks and choose products with lower salt content.

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    Nutrition facts


    Nutrition facts As sold
    for 100 g / 100 ml
    Compared to: Muffins
    Energy 1,670 kj
    (399 kcal)
    +8%
    Fat 20.5 g +17%
    Saturated fat 2.3 g -32%
    Carbohydrates 48.4 g +8%
    Sugars 27.9 g +16%
    Fiber ?
    Proteins 4.4 g -8%
    Salt 1.305 g +56%
    Alcohol 0 % vol
    Fruits‚ vegetables‚ nuts and rapeseed‚ walnut and olive oils (estimate from ingredients list analysis) 16 %

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