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  • Updated:23 Feb 2007
 

12.Organix

A shelf-stable organic baby food in plastic pots with clear labelling and most varieties containing no thickeners or added water. Like food in jars, it uses heat treatment to make it shelf stable. Imported from France.

Labelling: The amount of each ingredient is clearly given in the ingredients list. Organix baby food

Thickeners/fillers: Are not used, although the two rice pudding varieties include rice flour as an ingredient.

Product name accuracy: All but two varieties are accurately named: Organic rice pudding banana & strawberry contains more apple than banana and strawberry together; Organic fruit purees pear & raspberry have apple as the largest ingredient. The manufacturer says the products are named for their flavour profile, not the ingredients included.

Meat content: No meat or savoury varieties available.

Organic: Certified organic.

Type: Shelf-stable plastic pots (don’t require refrigeration).

Made in: France

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

Processing: Heat treated in pot to preserve.

Available in: Some health and organic food stores - see website for details.

Price we paid:

  • $5.00 to 6.35 for 4 x 100g four-pack.

Website: www.bestintentions.com.au

 

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Organix range:
Name
Ingredients
From 4 months
Organic fruit purees apple & blueberry
Apple 92%, blueberry 8%, ascorbic acid trace
Organic apple & mango rice pudding
Apple 85%, mango 7%, rice flour 4%, skimmed milk powder 3%, organic lemon juice <1%, ascorbic acid trace
Organic fruit purees pear & raspberry
Apple 65%, pear 30%, raspberry 5%, ascorbic acid trace
From 4-6 months
2 x 2 organic fruit purees - apple, banana & plum
Apple 68%, banana 18%, plum 14%, ascorbic acid trace
2 x 2 organic fruit purees - apple & vanilla
Apple 99%, vanilla extract <1%, ascorbic acid trace
Organic rice pudding banana & strawberry
Apple 57%, banana 20%, strawberry 15%, rice flour 4%, skimmed milk powder 3%, lemon juice <1%, ascorbic acid trace
From around 7 months
Organic fruit purees apple and banana
Apple 82%, banana 17%, dried apple pieces 1%, ascorbic acid trace