* Review of the best according to the editors of ecdfburma.org. About the selection criteria. This material is subjective, is not an advertisement and does not serve as a guide to the purchase. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.
The topic of introducing complementary foods in the diet of infants is always relevant among young parents, especially those who raise their first-born. The opinions of doctors and experienced neighbors, parents often differ, and the decision still has to be made independently. However, regardless of whether it was decided to introduce puree of fruits or vegetables into the baby’s diet at 4, 5 months or six months, it is equally important to choose a brand, because even with the same product the baby may have completely different sensations. We will not give advice on the product for the first introduction to the diet, we will leave the age of the kids for this event to the discretion of the experts, but we will tell you which masters are preferred by most parents in Russia. We present a rating review, which included the 12 best purees for the first feeding. We compiled it based on the reputation of manufacturers, the opinions of pediatricians and consumers.
Rating of the best producers of mashed potatoes for the first feeding
|Nomination||a place||Name of product||rating|
|The best foreign manufacturers of mashed potatoes for the first feeding||1||Gerber||4.9|
|The best domestic manufacturers of mashed potatoes for the first feeding||1||FrutoNanny||4.9|
The best foreign manufacturers of mashed potatoes for the first feeding
We represent famous and not so brands of baby food in demand in Russia.
The Swiss brand, which originated at the beginning of the 20th century, is now known all over the world and is considered the standard of baby food - the company strictly monitors the production technology, focuses on the selection of products and recipes. Gerber puree includes a minimum of liquid, a maximum of vegetables and fruits. In the manufacturer's lineup for the first stage, there are a variety of one-component purees with a homogeneous consistency, which is convenient to learn to swallow. Packaging - a glass jar that contains 80 grams of pure product.
The average price for one jar is from 35 to 50 rubles.
- One-component puree with a pure composition;
- 5 types of vegetables and apples;
- Retracted cap;
- Transparent glass jar with a single serving of food;
- Affordable cost.
- Not defined.
The German food brand offers a line of mashed potatoes for the first acquaintance of kids with "adult food". Recently, Heinz has gained popularity among young parents introducing the first complementary foods - the products are clean in composition, the soft consistency is often liked by the kids, "go with a bang." The point is strict adherence to the recipe and technological rules for making mashed potatoes that meet European and American standards. The taste of grated vegetables and fruits is natural, rich, comfortable for perception.
You can buy a jar of mashed potatoes from zucchini, apples, pears, broccoli, cauliflower, pumpkin, carrots for 35 ... 60 rubles.
- 6 types of vegetable and fruit purees;
- Lack of additives;
- High quality requirements;
- Good price;
- Soft consistency.
- Not defined.
The German company Hipp originates in the late XIX century and is worthy of competition between Gerber and Heinz. One of the ideas of the brand is the manufacture of products from organic products for children. So, zucchini, cauliflower, broccoli and corn, as well as potatoes are grown on plantations of partner farms in vivo without the removal of aggressive preparations into the soil. All of them, and then the products, are tested in the leading European laboratory Hipp.
Puree is sold in glass jars of 80 and 125 grams, a small portion can be bought from 44 rubles, which is more expensive than a product of a similar volume of other companies.
- One of the widest product lines for first feeding;
- Excluded a decrease in the quality of mashed potatoes;
- Different sizes to choose from - 80 or 125 grams;
- Consistency suitable for feeding.
- The price is relatively higher than that of other brands for the same volume.
On the fourth line of the consumer rating is a relatively young European brand for the production of baby food Bebivita. In a series for the smallest from 4 months old, there are wiped zucchini, cauliflower inflorescences, ripe carrots and healthy broccoli. As part of the basic component, free from GMOs and chemical additives, the manufacturer additionally introduces corn oil - a storehouse of essential fatty acids, and rice flour containing fiber to improve digestion, which often suffers when new products are introduced. The taste of mashed potatoes is natural, the consistency and quality comply with European standards.
The average price of a jar of mashed potatoes of 80 grams is from 33 rubles.
- Mashed potatoes with improved composition;
- Lack of harmful components and GMOs in raw vegetables and fruits;
- Affordable price;
- Good consistency.
- Intolerance of additional components is possible.
A brand from Switzerland, Semper produces homogeneous mashed potatoes for feeding babies, enriched with oils, fatty acids and additional trace elements needed for better absorption of the main components. In the product line for the first stage, homogenized broccoli, a combination of potatoes and zucchini or zucchini (which in our opinion and by and large the same thing). Mashed potatoes are offered in banks of 125 grams, you can buy them from 50 rubles.
- Improved composition;
- European quality;
- The optimal price in terms of volume.
- No jars with small portions.
Few have heard about the German company HUMANA, which specializes in the manufacture of organic food, that is, the raw materials used do not have any unnecessary inclusions in the form of fertilizers, pesticides and antibiotics, it is carefully checked in the laboratories at the plant. HUMANA puree is produced in jars of 125 g., The line of food is one-component and combined for babies from 5 months.
Note: in the puree, in addition to the main vegetable or fruit, there is cornmeal - a source of fiber, as well as water and apple juice to obtain a soft consistency, convenient for swallowing. However, these supplements often frighten young mothers, although they do not carry any danger and do not reduce the value of the product.
The average price of a jar is from 70 rubles.
- Organic puree;
- Digestive Enhancers
- Variety of vegetable and fruit purees with one component and combinations.
- There is no small volume for the first feeding;
- High price;
- It occurs mainly in specialized stores.
The world famous brand NUTRICIA presents a line of mashed potatoes for the introduction of the first complementary foods. Carrots, apples, pears, bright broccoli and tender cauliflower, banana - the NUTRICIA range includes all the main vegetables and fruits, which are customary to feed babies from 4, 5 months and older.
To improve digestion, the producer adds corn flour, milk powder to the crushed product - it helps the baby's body better adapt to the new dish. There is absolutely no reason to be afraid of these additives - the quality of the puree is confirmed by European laboratories, the puree has a balanced and carefully selected composition.
The average price of cans 125 gr. - 40 rubles.
- The small price of large jars;
- Improved composition;
- A wide range of mashed potatoes for all degrees of complementary foods.
- Only big banks;
- Liquid consistency.
The best domestic manufacturers of mashed potatoes for the first feeding
Russia is rich in fruitful farms; therefore, locally-produced vegetable and fruit purees are very competitive and most in demand. One of the demand factors is the relatively low price, because transportation costs are minimized.
FrutoNyanya is one of the favorite Russian brands of food for babies. All types of mashed potatoes for feeding are recommended for children from an early age of 4 months by the domestic Union of Pediatricians, they are tested and found to be safe.
For the first feeding, the Frutonyan line includes mashed potatoes and zucchini, cauliflower, carrots, pumpkins, apples. The product has an ideal consistency - thicker than milk, it is convenient to give and instill the ability to swallow a baby. On the wall of a transparent small jar there is a scale in grams that helps to control the amount of food eaten. You can buy FrutoNanny puree from 30 rubles for 80 grams.
- Pure composition of one-component puree without additives;
- The small volume of the jar is 80 g .;
- Gram scale
- Individual packaging in polyethylene with the lock of each jar;
- Affordable price.
- Not defined.
Nutrition "Grandma’s basket" is not widely advertised, but has a high demand in the Russian market. The point is in the ideal quality-price ratio - mashed potatoes with a uniform consistency, the correct density, there are no additives in the composition, only boiled and pasteurized vegetables and fruits, water. In the series for infant feeding, as usual, soft zucchini, appetizing cauliflower, yellow pumpkin, healthy broccoli cabbage. No salt or sugar components, but children usually like the taste from Grandma’s Basket.
Mashed potatoes are packed in transparent jars of 100 g. with a paper sticker and a cover with a retracted center. The average price is from 35 rubles.
- Affordable price of a 100 gram jar;
- Pure composition of one-component mashed potatoes;
- Pleasant texture and taste for children.
- At the first stage are not found.
Agusha, a brand of low-cost baby food products, produces tasty and valuable purees from a single component for complementary foods without additives. Quality and safety are under the watchful eye of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, with which Wimm-Bill-Dan, the founding Agushi company, collaborates. For the smallest, the manufacturer offers the First Spoon series: sweet grated apples or pears without sugar, vegetable squash, pumpkin puree, broccoli and cauliflower. The line also has biokefir and juices for infants from 4 months. They will help expand the diet already at the first stage.
Starting price 100 gr. - from 30 rubles.
- Quality control of RAMS;
- A wide range of "First spoon";
- Affordable price;
- Mark 40 or 50 grams (for 80 and 100 gram cans) for ease of serving.
- The consistency seems liquid, uncomfortable for feeding the child.
Tyoma puree will appeal to those parents who introduce new products into the infant diet no earlier than six months. Meat, vegetable, fruit combinations and juices are designed for babies from 6 months. For four- and five-month-old children, only juices and squash puree (5+) are in the assortment. Nevertheless, the products of the domestic brand "Tyoma" are preferred by many parents throughout Russia because of the loyal pricing policy of the manufacturer and the high quality of food without a complicated composition.
All mashed potatoes are sold in cans of 125 g. Such containers will not break like glass, and the sun's rays do not threaten vegetables, fruits and meat at all.
Starting price - 40 rubles.
- Big choice;
- Tin packaging is protected from damage and protects the puree from light rays;
- The optimal ratio of quality-price ratio.
- In the line there are no foods for complementary foods from 4 months, only from 5-6.
The enterprise "Gardens of Pridonya" relatively recently launched the TM "Spelyonok". These are products for kids of different ages: a variety of fruit, vegetable and combined purees. It is noteworthy that you can buy a product both in a glass jar and in a cardboard box of 125 grams, which will cost slightly cheaper - only 20-25 rubles. The manufacturer does not hide: in some types of mashed potatoes, for example, in peach, sugar is added. Moreover, it is written on the front side of the package - no surprises for parents.
The assortment "Spell" is represented mainly by fruits and vegetables, because the company "Gardens of Pridonia" independently grows all crops and guarantees the purity of raw materials. Quality control of the finished product is carried out by RAMS.
- A wide range of vegetable and fruit purees for children from 4 months;
- Quality control of RAMS;
- Glass and cardboard packaging to choose from;
- Low price.
- Some foods seem fluid;
- In some mashed potatoes there are additional components (sugar).
Attention! This rating is subjective, is not an advertisement and does not serve as a guide to the purchase. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.