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Supermarket Product Data

You are looking at a multi-faceted solution. The grocery industry is very competitive, with operating margins around 1 to 2 percent. You are going to need to learn how to tie / relate the databases ...
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Supermarket Product Data

USDA maintains a list of commonly eaten foods in the united states including branded items. - https://ndb.nal.usda.gov/ndb/search
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Data sets about nutrition/diseases

Check health care data sets from the "Awesome Public Datasets" git repository, and the FDA. Another possibility is gapminder, which has a subcategory "nutrition" with three data sets (as of this ...
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UK supermarket product nutrition

Old question but means I found my way here thought I’d share what I’ve found. Tesco have a grocery API https://www.tescolabs.com/category/api/
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Food Ingredient API/Database

Spoonacular's Food and Recipe API provides access to over 360,000 recipes and 80,000 food products. The API enables users to search for recipes using natural language (such as "gluten-free ...
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Seeking a food product taxonomy

I'm not aware of an open data ready-made taxonomy that's tuned for restaurants, but you can start with nutrient databases (like the Canadian one: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/nutrition/fiche-nutri-...
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Free downloadable recipes database

Wikibooks has 3395 recipes, redistributable for free as long as you mention the license (Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike) and authors. Each recipe has the main ingredients listed as categories....
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API for localized nutrition and food data

You might have found that commercial one already and it is not multi-lingual but would cover all your use cases (you would have to translate your ingredient names to English using Google Translate ...
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Where can I get a food ingredient database or API

Just by chance, there is an article on ProgrammableWeb about the 10 Most Popular Food APIs, maybe number 2 on their list, Edamam Food Database API gives you what you need: api page
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Database of common packaging icons (food, CPG, GM)

Kwikee has a free database of current product images. It’s sponsored by manufactures; and freely available to retailers. I would ask to see if you can get access. While not a retailer, I gained an ...
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Data set having menu items (food) and corresponding image?

The New York Public Library has a restaurant menu collection and it's one of the largest in the world. Check it out here. I believe the source site has images of the menus. (Full disclosure - I work ...
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Data for energy drink purchases in Germany and Austria

I don't know of any free and open, recent dataset for such retail data. You probably have to purchase an appropriate dataset from a commercial data provider, e.g. GfK (I don't know if they indeed sell ...
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Slimmed Down Nutrient Composition Database

There are two ways to go about this. The first is to average nutrients by food group, and here are US-based datasets already broken out by food groups: http://www.ers.usda.gov/data-products/food-...
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Open API for nutritional information and/or food barcodes?

FDDB Calorie table, Food Diary, Food Database http://fddb.info/db/en/index.html It's open data and anyone can contribute. Exists since 2004 and there are several apps in the Android app store which ...
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API that matches food names to categories

All the information in this answer was provided in the comments section by Barry Carter. I'm just putting it an answer because comments can be arbitrarily deleted and the information lost. USDA Food ...
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Database of Japanese meibutsu, with locality and since when

This travel guide site https://gurutabi.gnavi.co.jp/i/gm101/ have a collection of 1918 entries about meibutsu meals from different area all around Japan sorted by popularity. Most entries have info ...
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Open database of ingredient names?

https://foodb.ca/ FooDB is the world’s largest and most comprehensive resource on food constituents, chemistry and biology. It provides information on both macronutrients and micronutrients, ...
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Open database of ingredient names?

Everything you mentioned is available in Wikidata, which is CC 0 and multi-lingual. The hard part would to limit your data to just ingredients since it contains much more, but selecting of only things ...
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Open database of ingredient names?

Open Food Facts is producing a crowdsourced ingredient lists. It's OdBL. Read the licence, but basically: Attribution and you need to share back your additions under OdBL. http://world.openfoodfacts....
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