Welcome to the ILSI Crop Composition Database

Version 6

About the Database

Nutritional composition studies that assess similarities and differences of levels of important nutrients and anti-nutrients are an essential part of the safety assessment of new crop varieties that are used as food and feed.

Managed by the ILSI Research Foundation, the ILSI Crop Composition Database (ILSI-CCDB) contains crop composition data obtained from studies conducted over a number of years at worldwide locations. The data it contains provides insight into the natural variability of the nutritional composition of conventional crops.
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Version 6 Update

The Version 6 update included nutritional data from a new crop, potato (Solanum tuberosum) and sorghum (Sorghum bicolor), and additional data on the following existing crops: canola, cotton, field corn, and soybean. Additionally, two units of measure conversion errors for alpha tocopherol were corrected.

A new version of the Crop Composition Database is planned for release around December 31st 2018. Version 6 will not be available independently after launch of the new version (v7.0). Version 7.0 will include all data from version 6 as well as significant additions of new data.

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