What are reference values?
The reference values used in the nutritional information table represent the set intake of energy and selected nutrients an average adult needs; they serve consumer guidance purposes. The energy or nutrients contained in one piece or one portion (% stated) is calculated in relation to these values (100%).
Reference values for the intake of energy and selected nutrients for adults:
|Energy or nutrient||Reference values|
|Energy||8400 kJ / 2000 kcal|
|of which saturates||20 g|
|of which sugar||90 g|
What are nutrient reference values (NRV)?
The nutrient reference values (NRV) are set values that represent the required daily intake of vitamins for an average adult. The amount contained in one hundred grams of a particular food (% stated) is calculated in relation to these values (100%).
Nutrition reference values, "NRV", for the daily intake of selected vitamins:
|Vitamin||Nutrient Reference Values (NRV)|
|Vitamin C||80 mg|
|Vitamin E||16 mg|
|Thiamine (Vitamin B1)||1,1 mg|
|Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)||1,4 mg|
|Vitamin B6||1,4 mg|
|Folic acid||200 μg|
|Vitamin B12||2,5 μg|