Entering a PER Value to Display %DV Protein on a Child Label

Entering a PER Value to Display %DV Protein on a Child Label

In order to list %DV for protein on a Nutrition Facts label, you will need to enter either a PER (protein efficiency ratio) or PDCAAS (protein digestibility corrected amino acid score) value.

PER is a method used for determining the quality of protein in food. It is used to determine the protein grams and %DV for Nutrition Facts panels that market to infants one year and younger. The PER of a product is a lab determined value between 0 and 2.5 that is entered by the user. This value is then compared to the PER casein standard (2.5) to determine the product’s corrected protein grams and %DV.

This tutorial will show you how to enter the PER value and display a %DV for protein on your nutrition facts label.

 

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