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Table 1 Top 20 complementary foods sold in baby food pouches with the highest sugar and percent energy from sugar (g/100 g and % energy content). In a non-systematic internet research on 13th and 14th of October 2018, a total of 100 baby food pouches with the age recommendations: after the 4th month, from the 6th month onwards, and after the 12th month were recorded (see Additional file 1: Table S1)

From: Complementary foods in baby food pouches: position statement from the Nutrition Commission of the German Society for Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (DGKJ, e.V.)

Product Energy
kcal/100 g
Sugar
g/100 g
Sugar
% kcal
Sesame Street baby food pouch Elmo 100% apple, banana, and raspberry 63 14 88.9
Bebivita baby food pouch of pear raspberry in apple 49 10.5 85.7
Bebivita baby food pouch Squeeze Me! kiwi banana in apple 56 12 85.7
Hipp baby food pouch Super Hippis pomegranate acerola in apple raspberry 50 10.6 84.8
Erdbaer Freche Freunde baby food pouch 100% apple, pear, and passion fruit 52 11 84.6
Hipp baby food pouch Hippis peach in apple mango 55 11.5 83.6
Holle Baby food pouch apple and mango 58 12.1 83.4
MOGLi baby food pouch fruit drink banana rhubarb raspberry 71 14.8 83.4
Hipp baby food pouch Hippis wild berries in apple peach 49 10.2 83.3
Hipp baby food pouch Hippis wild berries in apple peach 49 10.2 83.3
Holle baby food pouch apple with carrot and parsnip 49 10.2 83.3
Erdbaer Freche Freunde baby food pouch 100% apple, strawberry, blueberry, and raspberry 43 8.9 82.8
Alete baby food pouch dragon fire strawberry banana 65 13.4 82.5
Hipp baby food pouch smoothie mix blueberry in apple pear 54 11.1 82.2
Hipp baby food pouch smoothie mix red fruits in apple banana 61 12.5 82.0
Hipp baby food pouch Hippis strawberry banana in apple 54 10.9 80.7
Hipp baby food pouch Hippis strawberry banana in apple 54 10.9 80.7
Holle baby food pouch apple and banana 66 13.3 80.6
Erdbaer Freche Freunde baby food pouch 100% apple, banana, spinach, and cucumber 50 10 80.0
DM organic baby food pouch banana-orange-beetroot 60 12 80.0