Branded Foods Search

The brandedFoods query search for foods that belongs to a brand and/or have a barcode.

Branded foods are known as all the foods that belong to a brand and include a trademark and a barcode. For example "Oreo", "Hershey", "Mazola", "McCormick", etc. Find the list of brand foods on this page.

Characteristics

Within the branded food search you are able to:

  • Get the nutritional information for a specific food

  • Use pagination

  • Add a specific brand food barcode as an argument

  • Filter the information to retrieve the following results

    • ID

    • Tags

    • Nutrients

    • Name

    • Ingredients

    • Meal Time

    • Barcode

How to calculate the nutrient according to a food portion

Branded Foods are per each 100g.. For instance, each nutrient corresponds to 100g. To calculate the nutrients, use the following equation:

nutrientvalueweight/100nutrient value *weight/100

Where:

  • weight is equivalent to the servingSize

Available Arguments

Argument

Type

Description

query

Query

Name or keyword of the food. It is possible to add more than one value. The query is case insensitive.

first

String

Retrieves the first results from the list.

filter

Object that filters food according to different criteria. Use this object to filter:

  • Tags

  • Nutrients

Available Fields

Field Name

Type

Description

id

ID

Id of the food

brandedFoodCategory

String

The type of food. i.e. vegetables, fruit, snack, etc.

brandOwner

String

Name of the food brand owner

calories

Int

Number of calories

description

String

Branded food description

gtinUpc

String

GTIN or UPC number that is included in the food package.

householdServingFulltext

String

Name of the serving

name

String

Name of the food

nutrients

Object that includes the information of the nutrients available in the food

servingSize

Int

Quantity of grams per serving

ServingSizeUnit

Int

Unit of the Serving size

tags

String

Displays the available tags

Pagination

The brandedFoods query supports the use of pagination. The following fields can be used

 pageInfo{
      hasNextPage
      hasPreviousPage
      startCursor
      endCursor
    }

Examples

Get the nutritional information of a specific food

{
  brandedFoods(
    filter: {
      id: "QnJhbmRlZEZvb2ROb2RlOjg4MzE2OTZlLWJiMWItNDhkYi1iMmZjLWRmMzI1YjQ1NDY5OA=="
    }
  ) {
    edges {
      node {
        id
        name
        description
        gtinUpc
        brandOwner
        servingSize
        servingSizeUnit
        nutrients {
          type
          amount
          name
          unit
        }
      }
    }
  }
}

Get the list of recipes that contains "oreo"

The following example searches all the foods that contain oreo in it

{
  brandedFoods(query: "oreo", first: 2) {
    edges {
      node {
        id
        name
        gtinUpc
        brandOwner
        servingSize
        servingSizeUnit
        brandedFoodCategory
        nutrients {
          type
          amount
          name
          unit
        }
      }
    }
  }
}

Get the list of milk recipes with a specific Barcode

  • Without using query variables

{
  brandedFoods(barcode: "763528339136") 
  {
    edges {
      node {
        id
        name
        gtinUpc
        brandOwner
        servingSize
        servingSizeUnit
        nutrients {
          type
          amount
          name
          unit
        }
      }
    }
  }
}
  • Using query variables

To add a barcode as an argument in the search query, define query variables. Refer to this page for more information on how to add them.

query FoodSearch ($query: String, $first: Int, $barcode: String){
    brandedFoods(query: $query, first: $first, barcode: $barcode) {
    edges {
      node {
        id
        name
        gtinUpc
        brandOwner
        servingSize
        servingSizeUnit
        nutrients {
          id
          amount
          name
          unit
        }
      }
    }
  }
}

{
  "query": "milk",
  "first": 1,
  "barcode": "763528339136"
}

Get the first 2 results of recipes that contain "Oreo" cookies

{
  brandedFoods(query: "oreo", first: 2) {
    edges {
      node {
        id
        name
        gtinUpc
        brandOwner
        servingSize
        servingSizeUnit
        nutrients {
          id
          amount
          name
          unit
        }
      }
      cursor
    }
       pageInfo{
      hasNextPage
      hasPreviousPage
      startCursor
      endCursor
    }
  }
}