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Yes, Nature's Promise Baby Food, Organic, Carrot, 2 (6+ Months) is gluten-free.

Nature's Promise Baby Food, Organic, Carrot, 2 (6+ Months) has 35.0 calories.

Nature's Promise Baby Food, Organic, Carrot, 2 (6+ Months) has 8.0 carbs.

Nature's Promise Baby Food, Organic, Carrot, 2 (6+ Months) has 0.0 grams of sugar.

Nature's Promise Baby Food, Organic, Carrot, 2 (6+ Months) has 0.0 grams of fat.

Nature's Promise Baby Food, Organic, Carrot, 2 (6+ Months) has 65.0 grams of sodium.

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Baby & Toddler Food

We are proud to have fed babies all over the world for generations. Our baby food portfolio consists of a wide range of brands and products.

Our local brands have a long history of offering consumers the best in class nutrition and always respecting the goodness of the natural ingredients. This is why we work with the best natural ingredients and do not add artificial preservatives. We strive to always encourage the love of good food and live up to the trust our consumers put in us.

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Our baby and toddler food and milk products are developed and produced in association with the Hero Institute for Infant Nutrition and our own Scientific Advisory Board comprised of internationally renowned pediatricians and nutritionists.

Baby & Toddler Food brand overview

We offer a variety of baby and toddler food and snacks in countless markets under different brand names. Find out more below.

Hero Baby

Hero Baby was founded in Spain in 1985 and is our brand for baby and toddler food and milks. All our Hero Baby products are developed with the support of our Hero Institute for Infant Nutrition. Today, these products are sold in several countries, including the Netherlands, Belgium, China, Luxembourg, Turkey, Egypt, the Gulf states, and various other export countries.

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Semper is the leading baby food brand in Sweden, enjoying a strong reputation based on the experience the company has gained since its founding in 1938. Semper also enjoys a strong position within baby nutrition in Denmark, Norway, Finland, Iceland and the Baltic countries. Semper is now also available in China and Russia.

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Our US-based baby food brand Beech-Nut strives to inspire a lifelong love of good food. The range of Beech-Nut naturals was developed with the aspiration to provide consumers with products that are the closest to homemade as possible, and are therefore made from premium ingredients cooked in a gentle way to keep the color and taste of the natural ingredients we use – just fruit and vegetables without any artificial preservatives. Beech-Nut doesn’t offer baby food, but food for babies.

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Organix works to fulfill its mission that good food should be a choice for everyone. This organic baby food brand was founded in 1992 in the UK and has become a highly appreciated organic brand for consumers who appreciate the philosophy, products, and social engagement of the brand. The No Junk Promise is our commitment to use just natural ingredients in all our Organix products.

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Freche Freunde

At Freche Freunde, life is all about having fun and encouraging little ones to become the biggest fruit and veg fans. The Berlin-based startup offers a broad range of yummy organic snacks for babies and toddlers.

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Baby Gourmet

Baby Gourmet is Canada’s leading brand of organic baby food, specializing in nutritious and delicious packaged food for babies and toddlers. Co-founded in 2005 by sisters Jen and Jill, Baby Gourmet began with a desire to help parents by offering delicious organic food they could feel good feeding their babies.  Today, nearly 20 years later, Baby Gourmet is now a household name for busy families across the country, and Jen and Jill’s desire to help parents and babies on their food journey has remained just as clear. They develop every product and never compromise on quality or taste, using only the very best ingredients.

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Most Czech and Slovakian babies grow up with Sunar, a traditional leading infant milk brand that also offers different baby food under their Sunarka and Sunarek brands.

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How to feed a baby: how to produce and control the quality of baby food | Proper nutrition | Health

Issues Born of Abundance

Today's mothers can't even imagine what troubles the days of those who gave birth to a child back in the late 1980s or early 1990s were filled with. In addition to endless washing and ironing of diapers and diapers (there were no diapers), those mothers began feeding babies by preparing it themselves.

To get juice, an apple or a carrot had to be rubbed, then squeezed with sterile hands through a sterile gauze. After a few such procedures, the skin on the hands became pretty black. For cottage cheese, it was necessary to ferment milk from the children's kitchen in advance, then boil it and put it in a colander. With mashed potatoes, fuss even more. nine0005

At that time, baby food was already produced industrially, but it was in short supply. And if they managed to get the cherished little jars, the mothers were incredibly happy.

Today there is no shortage - on the contrary, abundance. But in this abundance you need to orient yourself. To begin with, to understand how high quality such food is, is it possible to be sure that it is both safe and useful for the child.

Our expert can help you gain that confidence and figure out how to control the quality of nutrition for your little ones - Olga Krasnikova, Quality Director of the Progress company, the manufacturer of baby food FrutoNyanya .

Not a single step without control

The quality of a product starts with the quality of raw materials. This is a known truth. Suppliers for the production of baby food are chosen in the strictest way, because the products are intended for babies from 4-6 months. Today, the company's supplier pool includes about 60 farm and agricultural enterprises from different regions of Russia, as well as 3 dairy farms. There are also foreign suppliers - exotic fruits come from them, which simply do not grow in our latitudes - for example, bananas, oranges or mangoes. nine0005

Olga Krasnikova says that the search for a supplier can take more than one month: candidates are thoroughly checked to make sure that their products meet not only the requirements of government agencies, but also the company's internal quality standards.

And even after such selection, each batch of raw materials entering the plant is checked for various indicators - organoleptic, microbiological, safety indicators, etc. They reject the entire batch of milk if the laboratory staff finds antibiotics in it. nine0005

Only such proven quality raw materials go into production to become baby food. What happens next? And then almost all processes are automated, which means that there is no contact between a person and products and sterility is not violated. In particular, therefore, industrial products have a long shelf life, because no harmful microorganisms get inside the package and do not provoke quick spoilage of the product. But this is possible only if the packaging is sealed and storage rules are observed throughout the entire shelf life of the product. nine0005

Upon completion of production, again laboratory control. Until there is confirmation that the finished product analyzes have shown good results, deliveries to retail chains will not begin, the quality director assures. In addition, each batch of finished products must be quarantined. For each product, it has its own and is prescribed in the relevant regulatory documents.

When "go-ahead" is received, control samples are necessarily taken from each batch, which go to the archive, where they remain until the expiration date in compliance with all storage conditions. This is just in case - if suddenly one of the buyers has questions. nine0005

In addition, not only the date of manufacture and expiration date are indicated on each package, which every mother pays attention to, but also the marking is applied. This is a kind of cipher, which, perhaps, is not always fully understood by us, the buyers, but for the manufacturer it reveals all the information about the product and the process of its production. On which line it is produced juice, puree or yogurt, under the control of which operator, from the raw materials of which supplier - the marking will “tell” everything. This is also in case of questions - so that you can track in detail each step in the manufacturing process. nine0005

How to choose?

It happens that, when opening the lid of a jar, a mother finds mashed potatoes stuck to it and slightly dried up. And he starts to worry: is everything in order with the product? In this case, there is no cause for concern, explains Olga Krasnikova. It’s just that during the heat treatment, part of the puree from the jar got on the inside of the lid and dried up during the heat treatment.

But if the jar did not make a characteristic click when opened, the product cannot be used. Perhaps, during transportation or due to improper storage, the tightness of the package was broken. You should be aware that violation of the tightness of the packaging of any product or non-compliance with the temperature regime leads to spoilage, so you should not eat such a product. nine0005

When buying, Olga Krasnikova advises to take products that have no dents, creases or cracks on the packaging.

“If you see that the integrity of the package is not broken, go to the study of the information on the label,” she continues. - First of all, it must be readable and contain the following data: product name, composition, quantity of the product, date of manufacture, expiration date, storage conditions, name and location of the manufacturer, recommendations or restrictions on use, nutritional values, information on the presence of components, obtained with the use of genetically modified organisms (this is unacceptable in baby food), a single mark of product circulation on the market of the member states of the Customs Union. nine0005

Usually, mothers follow the rule: after opening a package of baby food, first try it yourself, and then give it to the child (only you need to do this with different spoons). But it is also important, our expert reminds us, to take into account what age the product is intended for.

“For example, fruit and vegetable purees, depending on age, have differences not only in assortment, but also in the degree of grinding,” she explains. - For the nutrition of children aged 4-6 months (homogenized - homogeneous), it must contain no more than 30% of pulp particles with a size of no more than 0.15 mm and no more than 7% of pulp particles with a size of 0.3 mm. And for feeding children from 6 months (mashed puree), the particle size is slightly larger - no more than 0.4 mm, and (coarsely ground puree) the particle size of the pulp is 2–5 mm in size. nine0005

Requirements for the production of baby food are determined by GOSTs. There are about 400 of them. So everything is very strict.

Welcome to the club! Scientists have learned that penguins are self-aware | Nature | Society

Dmitry Pisarenko

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes


/ Jürgen & Christine Sohns /

In nature, the ability of animals to distinguish themselves from other subjects and the world as a whole is rare. To find out if a species is self-aware, scientists use the mirror test. Until now, only a few mammals, birds and fish have passed it. Now Adélie penguins have been added to them. In any case, so say the Indian scientists who conducted experiments in Antarctica.

What is a mirror test?

The mirror test was invented in 1970 year psychologist Gordon Gallup Jr. . Its essence is that the animal is given a bright, odorless mark. It is located in such a way that the animal can see it only in the mirror. When this happens, scientists monitor his behavior and draw conclusions whether he understands that the mark is located on his own body. If the animal spins and turns its body to get a better look at it, and even more so tries to erase it with its paw, then the test has been passed - self-consciousness is present!

Researchers have already found that certain species of monkeys, dolphins, killer whales, elephants, pigs, crows, magpies and pigeons pass the mirror test. The ability to self-awareness has even been found in some fish (manta rays) and ants. As for a person, he acquires this ability at the age of about one and a half years. nine0005

What was the essence of the experiment?

Three biologists from India decided to conduct a mirror test for Adélie penguins living in Antarctica. To this end, they arrived at Svenner Island in East Antarctica. The study was conducted back in January-February 2020, but they wrote about it just now. A preprint of the article "Possible self-awareness in wild Adélie penguins" is published on the bioRxiv service.

A total of four experiments were carried out. In the first, the mirrors were simply placed on the ground in the habitat of the birds. Scientists have watched random penguins stop and examine themselves. Some stood for a long time and motionless, carefully looking at their reflection, but not trying to touch it. nine0005

In the second experiment, biologists built a cardboard enclosure with a mirror inside and launched penguins into it one at a time. In the third, a sticker was placed on the upper part of the mirror, which covered part of the image, in the fourth, special bibs were put on the experimental birds, replacing them with paint marks.

The most curious were the results of the second experiment, when the penguins entered the corral, noticed a mirror in it and, approaching it, moved as if they were studying themselves. They quickly turned their heads, flapped their wings and did not tear themselves away from their reflection. nine0005

Seeing the sticker on the mirror, the birds started to worry and tried to rip it off with their beaks. But the breastplates did not cause any reaction in them, leaving them completely indifferent.

What do the results mean?

“This is the first study on the potential for self-awareness in penguins. In addition, such experiments on free-living individuals in their natural habitat without any restrictions are innovative, ”the Indian biologists write in their article. nine0005

At the same time, they acknowledge that the results of the study are ambiguous and allow for various interpretations. On the one hand, the penguins behaved in front of the mirror as if they recognized themselves (many animals immediately react to their own reflection as a relative), on the other hand, they did not react at all to the label in the form of a bib.

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