Protein and nitrogen were found highest in Weikfield (11.72 per cent and 2.31 per cent, respectively) and lowest in Chef’s Basket (9.47 per cent and 1.85 per cent, respectively). Nitrogen was found above the prescribed legal limit in all brands. Brand Weikfield Borges Bambino Spigadoro Tasty Treat Del Monte Chef’s Basket Lab Results for Protein (%) 11.72 10.93 10.64 10.56 10.16 10.12
9.47 Lab Results for Nitrogen on Dry Basis (%) 2.31 2.13 2.11 2.06 2.03 1.98 1.85
The following information shall be clearly and indelibly marked on the label of each container/ packet as per Food Safety and Standards (Packaging There was much variation in the shelf life declared by brands on the label, going from 7 months to 36 months. The seven months shelf life declared by Chef’s Basket may be due to the soup pouch in it.