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Table 3 Number and proportion of product launches in each food category and sub-category

From: Vegetables and legumes in new Australasian food launches: how are they being used and are they a healthy choice?

Food category Food sub-category # products % total products Mean # serves
Baby Food Baby Fruit Products, Desserts & Yogurts 1 0% 1.5
Baby Juices & Drinks 1 0% 0.5
Baby Savoury Meals & Dishes 56 4% 0.9
Other Baby Food 1 0% 0.5
Total 59 4% 0.9
Bakery Baking Ingredients & Mixes 3 0% 0.5
Bread & Bread Products 1 0% 1.0
Total 4 0% 0.6
Dairy Spoonable Yogurt 1 0% 0.5
Total 1 0% 0.5
Fruit & Vegetables Fruit 1 0% 1.0
Vegetables 258 20% 1.1
Total 259 20% 1.1
Juice Drinks Juice 53 4% 1.4
Nectars 14 1% 1.3
Total 67 5% 1.4
Meals & Meal Centers Instant Noodles 3 0% 0.8
Instant Pasta 5 0% 1.0
Meal Kits 40 3% 1.0
Pastry Dishes 15 1% 0.5
Pizzas 5 0% 1.0
Prepared Meals 265 20% 1.1
Salads 22 2% 1.0
Sandwiches/Wraps 7 1% 0.5
Total 362 28% 1.0
Other Beverages Meal Replacements & Other Drinks 4 0% 0.6
Total 4 0% 0.6
Processed Fish, Meat & Egg Products Fish Products 5 0% 0.5
Meat Products 3 0% 0.5
Meat Substitutes 14 1% 0.8
Poultry Products 2 0% 0.8
Total 24 2% 0.7
Sauces & Seasonings Cooking Sauces 36 3% 0.7
Pasta Sauces 95 7% 1.1
Pickled Condiments 7 1% 0.6
Total 138 11% 0.9
Savoury Spreads Dips 7 1% 0.5
Savoury Vegetable Pastes/Spreads 1 0% 0.5
Total 8 1% 0.5
Side Dishes Pasta 20 2% 0.8
Potato Products 70 5% 1.1
Rice 4 0% 0.5
Stuffing, Polenta & Other Side Dishes 30 2% 0.7
Total 124 9% 0.9
Snacks Bean-Based Snacks 1 0% 0.5
Corn-Based Snacks 1 0% 0.5
Hors d’oeuvres/Canapes 11 1% 0.7
Potato Snacks 8 1% 0.5
Vegetable Snacks 4 0% 0.5
Total 25 2% 0.6
Soup Dry Soup 40 3% 1.0
Wet Soup 198 15% 1.5
Total 238 18% 1.5
  Total 1313   1.1