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First Steps Nutrition Trust is an independent public health nutrition charity that provides information and resources to support eating well from pre-conception to five years.



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Baby foods in the UK

A review of commercially produced jars and pouches of baby foods marketed in the UK

This new report looks at commercially produced baby foods marketed for infants under 12 months of age in the UK by the four largest manufacturers. It considers how well these support our guidance on introduction of solids and looks at composition, cost, texture and ingredients. We also compare some homemade versions of baby food with commercially bought ones and provide answers to some FAQ that health professionals may be asked about these products.


Our Resources:

logoAre put together by nutrition experts, are regularly updated and are reviewed by policy makers, health professionals, independent experts and users.

logoCan be used in Unicef UK Baby Friendly Initiative accredited settings.

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Are available as free pdf downloads for use by anyone promoting better public health on a not-for profit basis.

Our Mission

logoTo ensure that everyone working to support mums-to-be and young families has access to independent, expert and practical 'eating well' resources.

logo To provide up-to-date information on infant milks for sale in the UK and promote better regulation and marketing of breastmilk substitutes.

logoTo contribute to good policy and practice throughout the UK and ensure that the importance of good nutrition from pre-conception to five remains on everyone’s agenda



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