Nutrition

Reading a John West Pack

Naturally John West products are labelled in accordance with the Australian and New Zealand Food Standards Code. We also provide a range of symbols on our packaging so that you know exactly what’s in our products and what’s going on your plate.

Source of Omega-3 

Source of Omega-3

Source contains 30 to 59mg of omega-3 EPA and DHA per serving. 

Good source of Omega-3 

Good source of Omega-3

Good source contains 60 to 499mg of omega-3 EPA and DHA per serving. 

High source of Omega-3 

High source of Omega-3

High source contains 500mg or more of omega-3 EPA and DHA per serving. 

All natural ingredients 

All natural ingredients

This means the product is derived from plant or animal raw materials and is free from artificial food additives, colours, flavours or preservatives. 

Day's worth of omega 

A day’s worth of Omega-3 in every tub

One serving of this product contains at least 70mg of the omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA. This is the amount the government advises is an adequate daily intake for children aged 13 and under.1 

Good source of protein and calcium 

Good source of Protein

Products displaying this symbol contain at least 10g of protein per serving. 

Good source of Calcium

This shows that a product contains at least 25% of the recommended dietary intake (RDI) for calcium per serving as prescribed in the Food Standards Code. (The RDI for calcium for an average adult is 800mg.)2

High in protein

High in Protein

Products displaying this symbol contain at least 10g of protein per serving.

Good source of protein

Good source of Protein

Products displaying this symbol contain at least 10g of protein per serving.

High in fibre

High in Fibre

Products displaying this symbol contain at least 3g of dietary fibre per serving.

Good source of iron

Good source of Iron

This shows that a product contains at least 25% of the recommended dietary intake (RDI) for iron per serving as prescribed in the Food Standards Code. (The RDI for iron for an average adult is 12mg.)

97% Fat Free

97% Fat Free

Products that are 97% Fat Free contain no more than 3g of fat per 100g.

98% Fat Free

98% Fat Free

Products that are 98% Fat Free contain no more than 2g of fat per 100g.

Heart Foundation Tick

Heart Foundation Tick Program

Products featuring the Tick have been independently tested and meet the Heart Foundation Tick Program’s strict nutrition standards. To find out more click here.

Dolphin Friendly

Dolphin friendly

John West rejects all tuna fishing methods, such as gill or drift netting, which endanger dolphins.

That’s why all John West tuna cans carry the “Dolphin Friendly” symbol.

Marine Stewardship Council

Marine Stewardship Council

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) promotes and monitors sustainable commercial fishing.

The MSC only awards its eco-label to fisheries that have achieved certification to its standards of sustainability. For more information, visit: www.msc.org


References
1. National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC). Nutrient Reference Values for Australia and New Zealand. Commonwealth of Australia, Canberra. 2006.
2. Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ). Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code. Commonwealth of Australia. 2009.

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