5. Snacks and finger foods

Sweet or savoury snacks not intended to be eaten as a meal or part of a meal.



5.1 Fruit-based snacks

Whole fruit pieces (fresh or dry) e.g. apple slices, raisins.

5.1a. Fresh fruit

Whole fresh fruit pieces.

5.1b. dry fruit

Whole dried fruit pieces.

5.2 Dry or semi-dry snacks or finger foods

Grain, starch, pulse/lentil or root vagetable snacks e.g. crackers, biscuits, rusks, bread, pastry, cake. Includes snacks to be eaten dry or pulverised with liquid.

5.2a. Snack excluding dairy

Does not include dairy (milk, yoghurt or cheese) in the product name or in front of pack imagery.

5.2b. Snack including dairy

Includes dairy (milk, yoghurt or cheese) in the product name or front of pack imagery.

The NPPM is a Nutrient and Promotion Profile Model by WHO and University of Leeds, designed to assess the appropriateness of commercial baby foods.

Contact us: babyfoodnppm@leeds.ac.uk

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