Publication of Albanian Food Composition Tables

| 10-03-2023

Thanks to technical support of NPPC-VÚP was published the first Albanian food composition tables at the end of 2022 in the frame of the Official Development Support Programme in food composition area for Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia which is financially supported by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Slovak Republic. The Albanian food composition tables are the main output of the multi-annual cooperation between NPPC-VÚP and Agricultural University of Tirana (Albania).

The Albanian food composition tables contains food composition data of 75 Albanian foods and 5 traditional dishes. The data was compiled from several sources of information. The basis of Albanian food composition tables are data from scientific literature, laboratory records of Agricultural University of Tirana and food labels from local food producers. Missing data was borrowed from USDA database. Food composition data of tradition dishes was calculated based on original recipes at the NPPC-VÚP, Department of Food Composition Data Bank.

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