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Butter and cream

Butter and cream

Nutrient composition of butter and cream

The butter and cream products included below are:

  • Butter salted
  • Butter unsalted
  • Fresh cream
  • Sour cream cultured

Nutritional composition tables for other dairy products which are available in this section are:

Yoghurt, buttermilk and maas


Full-cream milk: Fresh, UHT, Sterilised, Milk powder – reconstituted, Commercial flavoured – listed below

Low-fat milk: Fresh, UHT, Milk powder – reconstituted, Commercial

Skimmed milk: Fresh, UHT, Milk powder – reconstituted, Commercial flavoured

Other Milk products

Notation for the tables:


TABLE Butter and Cream 1

TABLE Butter and Cream 2


Nutrient Composition of Cheese

  1. SMIT LE & SCHÖNFELDT HC. 2006. The nutritional content of South African Milk and Liquid Milk Products. Part 1. Dairy Industry Centre, ARC-Animal Nutrition and Animal Products Institute, Irene.
  2. US DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, Agricultural Research Service. 1998. USDA Nutrient database for Standard Reference, release 12. Nutrient data Laboratory Home page, data (Last update, May 2008).
  3. HOLLAND B, UNWIN ID & BUSS DH. 1989. Milk Products and Eggs. The fourth supplement to McCane & Widdowson’s The Composition of Foods (4th Edition). The Royal Society of Chemistry and Ministry of Agri- culture, Fisheries and Food.
  4. As per calculated value

(-) Missing values.

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