Nutrition labelling of food products is not required in business-to-business relations. However, information about the nutrition values of ingredients is usually requested by the final food producers for calculation of nutritional values of final products.  Nutritional labelling of final food products required by Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011[1] concerns the following parameters: Energy value, fat, saturates, carbohydrate, sugars, protein and salt. The mandatory nutrition declaration can be supplemented with an indication of the amounts of mono-unsaturates, polyunsaturates, polyols, starch and fibre. Nutritional values stated in ELMA members’ product data sheets usually include additional information on the content of water and ash.

Lecithins consist of a naturally occurring mixture of phospholipids, glycolipids, neutral lipids and carbohydrates.  Due to this unique composition, determining the nutrition values of lecithin in accordance with Regulation (EU) 1169/2011 requires further considerations []

[1] Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011 on the provision of food information to consumers