Open Food Facts contributes to diversity in tech

In Summer 2022, with The Perl Foundation’s support we were able to participate in the Outreachy program which promotes diversity in open source projects. This year we also took initiative to participate in the Grace Hopper Celebration’s pre-event called Open Source Day. We hosted two interns as part of Outreachy: Raquel and Yukti. They were …

Save the date: Open Food Facts Days 2022

The Open Food Facts Days 🔎🍊 is the community’s annual event! 2 days to exchange, brainstorm, discuss but also share convivial moments. It’s the perfect opportunity to get ideas flowing while having a good time together in the heart of Paris. 🗓 When ? Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd October 2022 📍Where ? in Paris, …

On taxonomies

This blog entry is written by Yukti (who joins us with the Outreachy program). She kindly gave us permission to share it here as we think it explains the topic very well. Thank you very much Yukti! (Link to the original article “Everybody Struggles”). We are now in Week 3 of the Outreachy internship! A …

Share your product data in 1 click with the new AGENA3000 connector

More than 150 producers are now contributing to food transparency by uploading their product data to Open Food Facts, using a dedicated tool: the pro platform.  For producers who are clients of AGENA3000, a specialist in food data management, sharing product photos and data on Open Food Facts is now possible in just a few …

3 things we took away from VivaTech 2022

On the 15-18th of June, Open Food Facts had the pleasure to be at the annual VivaTech fair in Paris. Over the course of 4 eventful days, the world’s leading start-ups, companies & organizations presented their diverse innovations. Some of this year’s prominent guests were Audrey Azoulay (UNESCO – Director-General), Garry Kasparov… and even the …

The new app is here !

#BigNews Want to know everything about the new app, head over here : Press Release – New Mobile App. The Open Food Facts team: Alex, Charles, Edouard, Gala, Manon, Pierre & Stéphane

Open Food Facts turns 10 !

2022 is particularly special for us, because Open Food Facts is turning 10!  In 10 years and a few feats later:  🌍 Open Food Facts is now in 182 countries,  🍫 with 2.3 million food products on the database,  🤳 + 2.9 million scans via our mobile app in 2021,  👀 + 2.7 M monthly …

‘Tis the season

This summer, Open Food Facts is pleased to welcome contributors to Google Summer of Code, Google Season of Docs and the Outreachy programme. Indeed, ’tis the season of new builders! 🤩 Open Food Facts is participating in the 2022 edition of the Google Summer Of Code and is pleased to see five projects selected! Five developers will …

Open Food Facts is getting a makeover!

Open Food Facts is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year 🎂. 10 years of commitment towards food transparency and open data.10 years that have resulted in several successes: 🤳🥗 In addition to the official Open Food Facts app, which has been around since 2013, more than 200 food apps around the world source their data from Open Food Facts. …

Answer this European Commission civic consultation for Nutri-Score in Europe

Answer this European Commission civic consultation for Nutri-Score in Europe The European Commission is consulting for the choice of a unique nutrition logo for Europe. Nutri-Score, supported by the positive feedback in France, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Spain and more, as well as comprehensive scientific evidencce, is once again facing NutrInform, supported by food lobbys and …