The U.K. Food Composition Table

McCance and Widdowson's The Composition of Foods


The U.K. Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAFF) and the Royal Society of Chemistry have updated The Composition of Foods through the publication of the 5th Edition in 1991 and a series of supplements providing coverage of more foods and nutrients. The published supplements are:

Computer files corresponding to The Composition of Foods publications are distributed in a text format. Reformatting software which converts the text format to a database format is now available.