Data

The Open Food Facts database is available under the Open Database License.
The individual contents of the database are available under the Database Contents License.
Products images are available under the Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike licence. They may contain graphical elements subject to copyright or other rights, that may in some cases be reproduced (quotation rights or fair use).

Var god läs Villkor för användning och återanvändnin innan du använder data.

Vi är mycket intresserade av att lära oss vad Open Food Facts-data används för. Det är inte obligatoriskt, men vi skulle uppskatta det mycket om du berättar om dina återanvändningar så att vi kan dela dem med Open Food Facts-communityn.

Open Food Facts data exports

Database dumps and exports are generated nightly. The database is very big, so you can find different ways to use the data, depending on the export flavor.

Information on the different fields for the MongoDB dump and CSV exports is available at https://world.openfoodfacts.org/data/data-fields.txt

MongoDB dumpning

Data for all products is available in a MongoDB database dump.

Länk
https://static.openfoodfacts.org/data/openfoodfacts-mongodbdump.tar.gz
sha256sum
https://static.openfoodfacts.org/data/sha256sum
md5sum
https://static.openfoodfacts.org/data/md5sum

Delta Export

Daily delta exports are provided for the previous 14 days. The list of currently available delta files can be found at https://static.openfoodfacts.org/data/delta/index.txt. Each line represents a file that is available at https://static.openfoodfacts.org/data/delta/{filename}. The filename contains UNIX timestamp of the first and the last change contained in the JSON file, so that the delta files can be imported (after extraction) with mongoimport in alphabetical order.

Please note that due to the nature of mongoexport, the delta files cannot tell you about deleted products. To remove deleted products from your database, you will need to import the full MongoDB dump.

JSONL data export

The whole database is also available in JSONL format (sometimes called LDJSON or NDJSON) where each line is a JSON object. It represents the same data as the MongoDB export. Filen komprimeras med gzip.

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https://static.openfoodfacts.org/data/openfoodfacts-products.jsonl.gz

CSV Data Export

Data för alla produkter, eller några av produkterna, kan laddas ner i CSV -format (läsbart med OpenOffice, Excel och många andra program) genom det avancerade sökformuläret.

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https://static.openfoodfacts.org/data/en.openfoodfacts.org.products.csv

Filkodningen är Unicode UTF-8. Tecknet som separerar fält är <tab> (tabulering).

RDF Data Export

The database is also available in the RDF format. tillkännagivande på franska.

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https://world.openfoodfacts.org/data/en.openfoodfacts.org.products.rdf

Live JSON API

Ett JSON API är också tillgängligt för att läsa data för en produkt. This API is in particular used in the Open Food Facts mobile app for iPhone and Android.

We improve the API over-time but we are careful to keep backwards compatibility. Please tell us if you use it, so that we can tell you about potential changes.

URL to read data for a product: https://world.openfoodfacts.org/api/v0/product/[barcode].json

Example: https://world.openfoodfacts.org/api/v0/product/737628064502.json

Further documentation is available here. It contains uses cases for displaying a product, and letting your users add the data required to get the Nutri-Score, the NOVA classification, additives, and the Eco-Score.

You are very welcome to use the API for production cases, as long as 1 API call = 1 real scan by a user. Any attempt to scrape the database using the API will very likely be blocked, as full daily exports are available on this very page.

Also, sending an HTTP header with your API call is a good way we can get in touch, should any issue arise.

If you are unsure about anything, or have any question (there is no silly question), feel free to ask it on the #api channel on Slack :-)

Android och iPhone mobilapp

The code for the Open Food Facts mobile app is available on GitHub (Android and iOS). The app allows users to scan the barcode of products, to view the product information, and to take and submit pictures and data for missing products.

Appen för Android är utvecklad i Java.

The app for Android is developed in Kotlin.

We also have an on-going Dart/Flutter effort.

You are welcome to reuse the code (it's open source) and help us improve it, for everyone, on all the planet.

Wrappers and SDKs

We probably have a wrapper for your favorite programming language. Om vi har det kan du använda det och förbättra det. Om inte kan du hjälpa till att skapa det.

They will let you consume data, as well as let your users contribute new data

Allmänna principer

  • You can search for information about products, including many useful computed values.
  • DART: GitHub
  • You can also implement the complete flow so that they get immediately the result with some effort on their side.

If your users do not expect a result immediately (e.g. Inventory apps)

  • Submit photos (front/nutrition/ingredients): most painless thing for your users
  • The Open Food Facts AI Robotoff will generate some derived data from the photos
  • Over time, other apps, and the Open Food Facts community will fill the data gaps

If your users expect a result immediately (e.g. Nutrition apps)

  • Submit nutrition facts + category > get Nutri-Score
  • Submit ingredients > get the NOVA group (about food ultra-processing), additives, allergens, normalized ingredients, vegan, vegetarian…
  • Submit category + labels > soon get the Eco-Score (about environmental impact)

Discussing data, API and exports

You can join the Open Food Facts Slack chatroom which is the preferred way to ask questions and discuss the API.

You can also join the mailing list to discuss the API and exports, tell us about your re-uses, and be notified when improvements or changes are made to the API. Skicka ett tomt e-postmeddelande till api-subscribe@openfoodfacts.org för att prenumerera.

Kontakt

For any question regarding the data, you can contact us at contact@openfoodfacts.org