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  • Updated:23 Feb 2007
 

05.Babynat

An organic baby food in jars with reasonably clear labelling and most varieties containing no thickening agents or added water. Like other food in jars, it uses heat treatment to make it shelf stable. Imported from France.

Labelling: Amounts of major ingredients are given, but it’s not always clear how much of some ingredients are used. Babynat products

Thickeners/fillers: Generally no. One rice dessert and a fruit and cereal variety use some rice flour as an ingredient. Most have no added water, the 'from 8 months' varieties include water condensed from cooking steam.

Product name accuracy: Some varieties include fruits or vegetables not mentioned in the name, for example, Organic peaches contains 15% apple.

Meat content: The chicken variety contains 9.5% chicken, the fish variety 8% cod.

Organic: Yes, certified organic.

Type: Jar.

Made in: France

Storage and serving: Can be stored at room temperature until opened. Serve warm or at room temperature. Opened, but unheated portion can be stored in fridge for 48 hours.

Processing: Heat treated in jar to preserve.

Available in: Some health food stores and online.

Price we paid:

  • From 4 months, $2.95 per 130g jar.
  • From 8 months, $4.30 per 200g jar.

Website: www.organicom.net.au

 

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Babynat range:
Name
Ingredients
From 4 months
Organic carrots
Carrots 85%, sweetcorn 15%
Organic carrots & pumpkin
Carrots 74%, pumpkin 25%, parsley
Organic garden vegetables
Sweetcorn, peas, carrots, potatoes, parsley
Organic leek & potatoes
Potatoes 43%, leek 36%, carrots 20%, parsley 1%
Organic provençale vegetables
Vegetables 99% (carrots, potatoes, sweet corn, tomatoes, parsley), extra virgin olive oil
Organic apples
Apples 99.7%, vanilla 0.03%
Organic apple & banana
Apples 85%, banana 15%
Organic apple & blueberry
Apples 80%, blueberries 20%
Organic apple & prune
Apple 75%, prune 25%.
Organic apple & quince
Apples 73%, quinces 27%
Organic fruit cocktail
Apples, pears, peaches, blueberries
Organic fruit & cereal
Apples 60%, apricots 37%, rice flour 3%
Organic peaches
Peaches 85%, apples
Organic pears
Pears 100%
Organic rice dessert vanilla
Water, rice syrup, rice 6.5%, first cold pressed vegetable oils (rapeseed, sunflower), vanilla extract 1.5%, rice flour 1%
From 8 months
Organic vegetables chicken
Vegetables 71% (carrots, potatoes, sweetcorn, onions), cooking water, chicken 9.5%, parsley
Organic vegetables cod
Vegetables 67% (peas, potatoes, carrots, onions) cooking water, wild cod 8%, parsley
Organic vegetables pasta
Vegetables 66% (carrots, potatoes, tomatoes, sweetcorn, onions), cooking water, hard durum wheat pasta 4%, parsley
Organic vegetables quinoa
Vegetables 62.8% (carrots, peas, tomatoes, onions), cooking water, quinoa flakes 7%, parsley