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Table 2 Food categorisation system SCOOP 2004 [31]

From: Dietary exposure assessments for children in europe (the EXPOCHI project): rationale, methods and design

MG Main group
1 Dairy products and analogues (incl. dairy-based ice), excluding products of food category 2 (e.g. butter)
2 Fats, oils and fat emulsions (incl. imitation milks)
3 Edible ice (excl. dairy-based ice)
4 Fruits and vegetables (including mushrooms and fungi, roots and tubers, pulses and legumes, and aloe vera), seaweeds, and nuts and seeds
5 Confectionery
6 Cereals and cereal products (cereal grains, tubers, roots, pulses and legumes) (no bakery wares)
7 Bakery wares
8 Meat, meat products, poultry and game
9 Fish, fish products, molluscs, cephalopods, crustaceans and echinoderms (MCCE)
10 Eggs and egg products
11 Sweeteners (incl. honey)
12 Salt, spices, soups, sauces, salads and protein products
13 Foodstuff intended for particular nutritional uses
14 Beverages (excl. dairy products, imitation milks)
15 Ready-to-eat savouries
16 Composite foods