Wikidata:WikiProject Food/Properties

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List of food related properties to sort[edit]

Scholarly articles related to Food[edit]

Alcohols and wines[edit]

See: Wikidata:WikiProject Wine.
alcohol by volume (P2665)

Open Food Facts[edit]

Open Street maps (for IGP, localized food)[edit]

ID Data type Description Examples Inverse
Open Food Facts food additive idP1820Stringrepresents a food additive on Open Food Factscarmine <Open Food Facts food additive id> e120-cochineal-
Open Food Facts food category IDP1821External identifierrepresents a food category on Open Food Factsapple juice <Open Food Facts food category ID> apple-juices-

National nutrition profiles[edit]

ID Data type Description Examples Inverse
OSM relation IDP402External identifierOpenStreetMap: identifier for a relation in OpenStreetMapBerlin <OSM relation ID> 62422-
OSM tag or keyP1282StringOpenStreetMap: OpenStreetMap tagging schema (a Key:key or Tag:key=value) for classes, properties, and valueslighthouse <OSM tag or key> Tag:man_made=lighthouse-


National properties[edit]

Findsmiley ID (P3152):identifier for Danish companies serving food

For ingredients[edit]

List of all spices and peppers with their Scoville grade



  • GS1 country code (P3067): GS1 Prefix - 3 digits at the start of a barcode, usually identifying the national GS1 Member Organization to which the manufacturer is registered (not necessarily where the product is actually made)
  • GS1 Manufacturer code (P3193): company or organisation code, used in GS1 barcodes

For celebrations involving food[edit]

Properties to create[edit]

Open Food Facts properties[edit]

Open Food Facts brand[edit]

Open Food Facts label[edit]

Open Food Facts country[edit]

Open Food Facts packaging[edit]


Goods and services[edit]

Russia (Q159)


For food (using Cheese as an example)[edit]

ID Data type Description Examples Inverse
USDA NDB numberP1978External identifierUSDA National Nutrient Database: identifier for a food item in the United States Department of Agriculture National Nutrient Databaseapple <USDA NDB number> 09003-
AUSNUT food IDP2759External identifierAustralian Food, Supplement and Nutrient Database: identifier of a food in the Australian Food, Supplement and Nutrient Database (AUSNUT) managed by Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ)kangaroo meat <AUSNUT food ID> 08B10068-
NUTTAB food IDP2760External identifierNutrient Tables for use in Australia: Identifier of a food within the Nutrient Tables for use in Australia (NUTTAB) which is managed by Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ)lemon juice <NUTTAB food ID> 01B30288-

Other properties[edit]

ID Data type Description Examples Inverse
instance ofP31Iteminstance of: that class of which this subject is a particular example and member (subject typically an individual member with a proper name label); different from P279; using this property as a qualifier is deprecated—use P2868 or P3831 insteadchabichou du Poitou <instance of> chabichou-
subclass ofP279Itemsubclass of: all instances of these items are instances of those items; this item is a class (subset) of that item. Not to be confused with P31 (instance of)chabichou du Poitou <subclass of> natural-rind soft cheese-
material usedP186Itembase material: material the subject is made of or derived fromchabichou du Poitou <material used> goat milk-
country of originP495Itemcountry of origin: country of origin of this item (creative work, food, phrase, product, etc.)chabichou du Poitou <country of origin> France-
location of final assemblyP1071Itemplace where the item was made; location of final assemblychabichou du Poitou <location of final assembly> Seuil du Poitou-
product certificationP1389Itemproduct certification: certification for a product, qualify with P1001 ("applies to jurisdiction") if neededchabichou du Poitou <product certification> appellation d'origine contrôlée-
manufacturerP176Itemindustrialist: manufacturer or producer of this productThe Laughing Cow <manufacturer> Groupe Bel-
inceptionP571Point in timeinception: date or point in time when the organization/subject was founded/createdThe Laughing Cow <inception> 1921dissolved, abolished or demolished
shapeP1419Itemshape: shape of an objectchabichou du Poitou <shape> frustum-
imageP18Commons media fileillustration: image of relevant illustration of the subject; if available, use more specific properties (sample: coat of arms image, locator map, flag image, signature image, logo image, collage image); only images which exist on Wikimedia Commons are acceptablechabichou du Poitou <image> Chabichou2.JPG-
Commons categoryP373StringCommons category: name of the Wikimedia Commons category containing files related to this item (without the prefix "Category:")fourme d'Ambert <Commons category> Fourme d'Ambert-
brandP1716Itembrand: brand of a productLevi's 501 <brand> Levi's-
Open Food Facts food category IDP1821External identifierrepresents a food category on Open Food Factsapple juice <Open Food Facts food category ID> apple-juices-

ID Data type Description Examples Inverse
edibilityP789Itemwhether a mushroom can be eaten or notShiitake mushroom <edibility> choice mushroom-
main food sourceP1034Itemspecies, genus or family that an organism depends on for nutritiongiant panda <main food source> Bambuseae-
FAO risk statusP2371ItemFAO risk status and FAO risk classification system: UN Food and Agriculture Organization designation of status for a domesticated breedabondance <FAO risk status> not at risk-
Scoville gradeP2658QuantityScoville scale: scale measuring pungency of chili peppers (values from 0 to 16,000,000,000)nonivamide <Scoville grade> 9,200,000-