Nutrition Glossary

At Satisfine Foods, we have a passion for delivering the highest quality food at the best possible value. That’s why we’re a Sci Qual accredited business that partners with brands certified by Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ).

To make your shopping experience easier, we’ve created a convenient nutrition glossary that explains some of the terminology we use. Read our glossary to discover the meaning of ‘GMO free’, ‘Lunch Box Friendly’, and many other brand packaging terms.

The product has no dairy.

At Satisfine Foods, we want to ensure everyone is able to enjoy high quality, tasty and nutritious food. That’s why we strive to include dairy free products wherever possible.

The product is free from genetically modified organisms.

We value trust and transparency from all of our brands, we therefore ensure all brands listed as GMO free are indeed using natural and fresh ingredients.

The preparation of the product is in accordance with Halal standards and practices, and is suitable for a person following a strictly Halal diet.

At Satisfine Foods, we want to ensure everyone is able to enjoy high quality, tasty and nutritious food. That’s why we strive to include halal accredited products wherever possible.

‘Lunch box friendly’ describes a product that is free of nuts as an ingredient. The product is therefore safe to be placed in a lunch box.

While we do our best to ensure all of our lunch box friendly brands are nut-free, unfortunately, we cannot guarantee traces of nuts won’t be found in products.

A product is free from preservatives, artificial colours, and flavours.

At Satisfine Foods, we strive to ensure all products are made from all natural ingredients.

The Paleo diet tries to replicate the diet of an ancient caveman. This means food should be, unprocessed, grain-free, and have no additives.

If the package is marked ‘Paleo Friendly’ the food is suitable for those who follow a paleo diet.

Products labelled ‘vegan’ are free from any and all animal products such as meat, egg, dairy and any other animal-derived substances.

The product is completely free from egg whites and egg yolk. You can be sure as well, our brands have tested the products for traces.

Dietary fibre plays a role in maintaining a healthy digestive system, balancing cholesterol and keeping you full. That’s why we like to ensure many of our brands include high fibre foods with cereals fruits and vegetables in abundance.

The Health Star Rating initiative was sponsored by the Australian government as a front of pack labelling system that rates a packaged food product on its overall nutritional profile on a scale of ½ to 5 stars. An easy, quick way to compare similarly packaged foods, the Health Star Rating system makes looking out for healthy choices easy.

Saturated fats are found in animal-based foods, such as fatty meats and dairy. Saturated fats are also found in some plant-based foods such as palm oil and coconut oil.

To remain heart smart, we do our best to ensure many of our products and brands are low in saturated fats.

No artificial sugars such as cane sugar, raw sugar, malt extract, high fructose, sucrose, corn syrup, dextrose, maltose or molasses have been added to the food product.

Food is not cooked using heat during or after its production.

A ‘FODMAP Friendly’ label indicates that the product is free from the types of carbohydrates and sugars that can cause gastrointestinal issues, such as IBS.

Look for the FODMAP friendly logo on food packages and use the FODMAP friendly app to find out foods available for someone with sensitive stomach issues.

Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye. Many people are gluten sensitive or have coeliac disease, meaning they can’t consume any gluten.

If a product is marked gluten free there is no gluten present. We strive, at Satisfine Foods, to ensure many of our products are gluten free so all customers can enjoy delicious, tasty bites.

A product described ‘Kosher Accredited’ is safely consumable within the Jewish Kosher diet.

At Satisfine Foods, we want to ensure everyone is able to enjoy high quality, tasty and nutritious food. That’s why we strive to include kosher accredited products wherever possible.

A low in sodium product has a low salt content.

Low in sodium products are important for anyone trying to watch their salt intake. Consuming too much salt has been linked to the risk factors for cardiovascular disease.

Peanuts are one of the most common allergy-causing foods. Accordingly, many people are also allergic to other types of nuts such as almonds, Brazil nuts, walnuts, hazelnuts, macadamia nuts etc.

To ensure all products supplied by Satisfine Foods are truly ‘nut free’, we partner with brands that keep kitchens 100% clear of nuts and any products that may contain traces of nuts. That’s our guarantee to you.

According to the FSANZ guidelines, a product labelled a ‘source of protein’ contains more than 5 grams of protein per serve.

Protein is an important source of iron, energy, and can make you feel fuller for longer. It’s found in meat, eggs and dairy but also vegetables and legumes, such as spinach, beans, and nuts.