Help us create transparency on the packaging of food products with the operation Tackling Food Packaging in partnership with ADEME, the French Agency for Ecological Transition! #TacklingPackaging
Partners of Open Food Facts
A big thank you to Open Food Facts partners!
Open Food Facts is an associative project and citizen of general interest to improve the food and the health of all. Tens of thousands of volunteers are involved in the project, and the infrastructure needed to support and facilitate their work is funded by one-on-one donations and committed partners.
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Note: to stay independent, we do not accept financial support from companies and foundations related to the food industry, but we are happy to collaborate with producers to automatically integrate data and photos of their products into the database.
The development of the Open Food Facts database and mobile application is carried out with the financial support of the French public health agency Santé publique France .
6-12-2018: Public Health France and Open Food Facts join forces to strengthen the openness of food data and promote the use of Nutri-Score
The internationalization and extension of the Eco-Score and the development of the new Open Food Facts mobile app is supported by Google.org through its Google Impact Challenge for Climate and Google Fellowship programs.
28-5-2021: Open Food Facts laureate of the Google Fellowship and the Google Impact Challenge for Climate
The development of the new Open Food Facts cross-platform mobile application is sponsored thanks to the generous award of the Ford Foundation and Mozilla Open Source Support Program (MOSS), with the support of Open Collective.
4-22-2020: Open Food Facts gets an award by the Mozilla and Ford foundations for a new mobile app for even greater impact.
The development of privacy-first and personalized healthier product recommendations in the new Open Food Facts cross-platform mobile application is possible thanks to the support of NLNet Foundation and the European Union.
The development of the Folksonomy Engine project to make Open Food Facts more useful to many more people is possible thanks to the support of the NLNet Foundation and the European Union.
The backend of the Open Food Facts database, web site and API is written in the Perl programming language, and part of the development is supported by The Perl Foundation .
Summer 2020: The Perl Foundation is funding one intern through the Outreachy program to work on improving the code quality of Open Food Facts.
Summer 2021: The Perl Foundation is funding one intern through the Outreachy program to work on improving the code quality of Open Food Facts.
Web hosting and technical infrastructure
The site and the Open Food Facts database are hosted on servers generously provided by the Free Foundation .
10-9-2018: 2 new servers to host Open Food Facts thanks to the Free Foundation
Artificial intelligence algorithms and many Open Food Facts projects are running on servers generously provided by the OVHcloud .
The Nutri-Score was developed by the EREN Nutritional Epidemiology Research Team which uses the Open Food Facts database to check the validity of Nutri-Score in different countries.
07-08-2015: Application to the products available on the French market of the nutritional profile associated with the 5-color system (5-C): consistency with the consumption benchmarks of the PNNS
NutriNet-Santé is a cohort study that tracks the nutrition and health of volunteers for several years. EREN uses NutriNet data cross-referenced with Open Food Facts data to study the long-term effects of food additives.
→ Participate in Nutri-Net to help research (For French residents).
The AFNIC foundation for Digital Solidarity supports the development of a united internet, training and awareness of its uses, by supporting local and structuring digital solidarity initiatives and research projects on the theme of digital solidarity.
The foundation is supporting Open Food Facts's environmental and educational efforts to make food not only good for you, but also good for the planet.
XWiki regularly hosts Open Food Facts events such as the Open Food Facts association general assembly in its office in Paris.