Edamam provides access to a food and grocery database with over 750,000 basic foods, restaurant items and consumer packaged foods
The foods in the Food API can be filtered by Diet and health filters generated by Edamam. All food database data is enriched with diet, allergy and health labeling, as calculated by Edamam based on the food’s ingredients. Peanut Free, Shellfish Free, Gluten Free, Vegan and Vegetarian are some of the 20+ claims generated automatically.
For basic foods from the food database (flour, eggs, flour etc.), Edamam returns data for calories, fats, carbohydrates, protein, cholesterol, sodium for a total of 28 nutrients. For UPC foods and fast foods data is return as listed on their nutrition label
UPC or Barcode search
The Food Database API provides access to over 550,000 unique UPC codes.
Low cost solution
Edamam provides free Food API access with its basic plan for developers, startups and non-profits alike.
Enterprise customers are charged a very low monthly and per call fee based on usage. Custom packages are also available.