GS1 Canada

ECCnet Nutritional Content

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Value to Retailers and Other Data Recipients

Data Excellence

  • GS1 Canada’s commitment to data excellence ensures bilingual product data is perpetually cleansed and updated and 100% accurate and complete, helping to build trust between trading partners.
  • Through our certification tools and processes, brand-owner certified content ensures that trading partners are receiving the highest level of data quality when receiving nutritional data to make important decisions that impact the health and lives of Canadian consumers.

Global Standards

  • GS1 global standards create a common language to identify, capture, share and use data, ensuring critical information is accessible, accurate and easy to understand.
  • Ensure brand consistency and data quality by sharing standardized product data with multiple trading partners, ensuring interoperability across systems, as well as visibility and traceability throughout the entire supply chain.

Meets Changing Needs

  • With regular updates based on user feedback, ECCnet Nutritional Content meets the needs of the evolving regulatory and trading partner landscape.
  • A trusted source of nutritional content helps you stay competitive and react quickly to changing consumer trends, and needs and demands, such as ingredients, allergens and certifications.

Single Source of Truth

  • Quickly and conveniently access the standardized, bilingual content you need when you need it from a single source of truth, rather than requesting content from each trading partner individually.

Trusted Canadian Industry Expertise

  • Have confidence in GS1 Canada’s industry knowledge and expertise gained over 40 years of delivering global standards-based solutions built by industry, for industry.
  • Data collected by the ECCnet Nutritional Content solution is based on product versions sold in Canada, meaning any changes to nutritional information caused by local formulations and recipes are captured.

Flexible Extract Options

  • Receive bundles of certified product content, including front of product images. Data is provided in XML or Text file formats and images are zipped into folders. Nutritional content bundles are sent via FTP directly to you.

Private Label Support

  • Certify your own private label products or delegate certification to the manufacturer.

Category Completion and Perpetual Store Audit

  • GS1 Canada offers category completion and perpetual store audit premium features where we will work with you to shop for any outdated or missing products within your product catalogue to help ensure that the content you use is complete and accurate.
  • Nutritional data captured from the category completion and perpetual store audit premium features would become available once it has been certified by the data provider.