Supplementary spread,sachet 100g/CAR-150

Ready-to-use Supplementary Food (RUSF), spread, for the management of moderate acute malnutrition, 100g per sachet, 150 sachets per carton. Ready-to-use Supplementary Food (RUSF) is a food supplement intended to be used as part of a nutritional program, to treat moderate acute malnutrition (MAM) for children over 6 months, for a period of 2-3 months. RUSF is intended to be eaten directly from the package with no dilution, mixing or cooking. One sachet per day is the recommended dose of RUSF and provides approximately 535kcal. This product is not a breast-milk replacer.
Indicative Price 51.75 USD
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General Description
Ready-to-use Supplementary Food (RUSF) is a food supplement for the dietary management of children 6 months and older with moderate acute malnutrition.  

RUSF is intended to be eaten directly from the package with no dilution, mixing or cooking. One 100 g sachet per day, which provides 535 kcal, is the recommended dose of RUSF. This product cannot be used as a replacement of breast milk

Intended Use
Supplementary spread, sachet 100 g (RUSF) is a supplement to treat moderate acute malnutrition (MAM), for children aged 6 months or older.

Target Population
Children aged 6 months and older

Technical specifications
RUSF is a fortified, stabilised lipid-based paste or spread that is individually packaged into sachets. RUSF is generally made with heat treated oil seeds, pulses or cereals together with sugar, milk powder, vegetable oils, vitamins and minerals.

Nutritional composition of RUSF per 100 g
Energy: 510 -560 kcal
Protein*:11 – 16 g
Lipids:26 – 36 g
Omega-6 fatty acids: 2.6 - 6.10 g
Omega-3 fatty acids: 0.3 - 1.8 g
Trans fats: <3% of total fat

vitamin A (Retinol Equivalent):700 mcg - 1600 mcg
vitamin B1 (Thiamine): >1.0mg
vitamin B2 (Riboflavin): >2.1mg
vitamin B3 (Niacin): >13mg
vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) :>4.0mg
vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine):>1.8mg
Biotin: >60mcg
folates (DFE): >330mcg
vitamin B12(Cyanocobalamin):>2.7 mcg
vitamin C (Ascorbic acid): 80- 220 mg
vitamin D (Cholecalciferol):15mcg- 20mcg
vitamin E (Tocopherol): >16mg
vitamin K (Phytonadione):>27mcg

Calcium:535 - 750mg
Phosphorus: 450 – 750 mg
Potassium: 800-1400mg
Magnesium:1500 -225mg
Manganese: 1.2 - 2.4mg
Zinc: 11 - 14mg
Copper: 1.4 - 1.9mg
Iron: 10- 14mg
Iodine:100 - 190mcg
Selenium: 20- 45mcg
Sodium: <270 mg

*Preferable source of protein: dry skimmed milk protein 5.5-8 g/100 g

Directions for Use
Handwashing is recommended before use. Knead the sachet prior to opening, open sachet at the tear notch at the side or top of the sachet, squeeze out the RUSF and feed the child directly. Provide clean water to the child as needed. Feeding must always be supervised by a caregiver.

Dose recommendation
1 sachet (100 g) per day per child

Shelf life
Minimum 24 months from manufacturing date.

The product should be kept in a dry and cool place, at temperatures below 30 degrees Celsius.

The primary packaging is portion controlled: each unit of 100 g net packed in sachet/pouches.
300 sachets/pouches per carton.

Weight and Volume
Estimated weight per carton: 15 kg
Estimated volume: 31.7 cdm
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