So I know calorie rounding is a thing. Although I don't know how it really works. Something like if it's under 5 calories you can put it as zero, correct?

Regardless why is it, in the per 100 grams section, it says it contains 2 calories but 20 grams of carbs/sugar? How does that work?

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Per 100 gram:

  • Sugars = 20 g x 4 kcal = 80 kcal
  • Fiber = 2 g x 2 kcal = 4 kcal
  • Protein = 1 g x 4 kcal = 4 kcal
  • In total: 88 Kcal (368 kJ) and not 10kJ as stated.

Carbohydrate total is also wrong. It should be 22 g (not 20 g): 20 g of sugar and 2 g of fiber.

  • Did they invert the conversion from kcal to kJ? Jun 6 '18 at 12:00
  • Not that I would see that. It's completely off.
    – Jan
    Jun 6 '18 at 12:04
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    It is. What I meant was: "Q. – A: It does not work" – & your calc is much better than the label. Regardless of which country of origin (Thai here/above?) and different legislations. (Locally the labels say 25 total crabs/20 of that sugars – compare). My guess was, that they mixed up serving size & 100g, imperial measures/can sizes and the direction of conversions, plus rounding margins from local legislations and rounding errors dragged along the way. Exact relation unclear to me. Jun 6 '18 at 12:24
  • Ok so the label is wrong, cool. Man can't believe they'd mess that up, I swear it'd have to have some kind of screening process. Jun 6 '18 at 20:01

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