National Healthy School Canteens

Participant’s Workbook

Using the Nutrition Panel Calculator : Part 3

Page last updated: 23 October 2013

21. Finally, click ‘Update Recipe’

Screenshot showing Receipe Tab in the Nutritional Panel Calculator. This is for the example only.

22. The words ‘Calculations Updated’ will appear in red underneath the nutrient panel information.

Screenshot showing Receipe Tab in the Nutritional Panel Calculator. This is for the example only.

23. A Nutrition Panel can then be printed from this information by clicking ‘Print Recipe’.

Screenshot showing Receipe Tab in the Nutritional Panel Calculator. This is for the example only.

24. This is how the label will appear. Go to ‘Print’ under ‘File’ to print the label.

Screenshot showing how the label will appear.

25. From this label, it can be seen that the fruit loaf meets the AMBER criteria for cakes, muffins and sweet pastries and may be sold in healthy school canteens.

Note: Even though fibre is not included in the Nutrition Information – a quick look on the back of the bran cereal pack reveals there is 40 grams of fibre in 2 cups (1.6 grams/slice of fruit cake); by itself this meets the NHSCP guidelines. There is a total of 2.5 grams fibre/serve in this recipe.

Troubleshooting
See the FAQ tab (below) for common problems that may arise when using the NPC.

Screenshot showing the FAQ Tab in the Nutritional Panel Calculator.

Reference

FSANZ 2004, Quick Reference Guide for Using the Nutrition Panel Calculator (NPC), HTML version 2.0, viewed 9 April 2010.
http://www.foodstandards.gov.au/_srcfiles/Quick_reference_guide_to%20_using_the_NPC_October_2004%20final.pdf (This website link was valid at the time of submission)

The Nutrition Panel Calculator is being revised, please check the FSANZ website for the latest version.