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Database files

The Swiss Food Composition Database can be downloaded as an Excel file. Version 5.3 of the Swiss Food Composition Database comprises the data in four languages: German, French, Italian and English.

Downloading is free of charge and the data may be used, also for commercial purposes, (e.g. integration into food composition calculation software or nutrition diary-app) and scientific purposes, subject to acknowledgment of the source.

Swiss food composition database

Web Services

With the following instructions, the database can also be used through RESTful WEB Services.

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FoodCASE is software for the professional management of food composition data. FoodCASE consists of 6 modules: content management application, database, application server, website, web service and administrator application. Further information is found under