Knowing baby food content

Knowing baby food content

  • As the public and government place more focus on food labelling, Which? examines the clarity of labelling on baby food
  • Learn how manufacturers exceed recommended levels and confuse the public
  • Find out how best to feed your baby

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What's in this guide

Misleading labelling

Which? investigates baby food labelling to see how the nutritional content measures up.

Growing sales 

Parents are increasingly turning to organic baby food - but it may not be as healthy as you think.

Sugar content

Parents beware! Sugar levels in baby food can well exceed recommended levels.

Confusion - when to wean?

When scientific advice contradicts food labelling, how do parents know when to introduce solids?

Foods for weaning

Learn which foods you should use when weaning, what nutrients your baby needs, and at what point to introduce them.

Food for toddlers

Food recommendations for toddlers are different to that of babies, so beware of snacks and what they contain.

Our verdict

What you, as parents, can learn from Which? research into baby food labelling.