This study summarized the content, characteristics and development experience of nutrinform battery labeling which launched in 2020 through the official website of Italian government, relevant reports and literatures. The labeling adopted the nutrient profile of specific nutrient system showing contents of energy, fat, saturated fatty acid, sugar, salt and their percentage of adultsʼ reference intakes (RIs) indicated with the battery content. As a voluntary labeling, nutrinform battery labeling which matched the Mediterranean diet pattern, popular in Italy. However, it is counterintuitive to be criticized as "Higher electricity lower nutritional quality" when applying for EU FOP labeling. The practical experience of developing the manual for the use of FOP labeling, planning the application of FOP labeling to unpackaged foods, and carrying out the comparison with other FOP labeling are important enlightenments for FOP labeling in China.

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