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AussieMite
Industry Retail
Founded 16 January 2001
Founders Roger Ramsey
Headquarters ,
Australia
Products AussieMite 40g, AussieMite 175g, AussieMite 290g, AussieMite 1kg
Owner AussieMite Pty Ltd.
AussieMite 175g Jar
AussieMite 175g Jar

AussieMite is an Australian savoury food spread made from vegetable protein and yeast extract with various vitamins and minerals such as B vitamins and Iron. It was founded by Roger Ramsey in 2001. The taste of the product is slightly salty and is used for toast, sandwiches, crumpets and cracker biscuits, as well as a filling for pastry products.

Nutritional information

AussieMite is low in sugar, fat and salt and it contains Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Folic Acid, Vitamin B12, and Iron and is vegan and gluten-free. There are no artificial flavours or preservatives.

Nutritional Panel per 100g per 5g
Energy 829kJ/198kcal 41.5kJ/9.9kcal
Protein 10g 0.5g
Carbohydrate 37.2g 1.86g
(of which sugars) 5g 0.25g
Fat Less than 1g Less than 1g
(of which saturates) Less than 1g Less than 1g
Total Dierty Fibre 0.5g 0.02g
Sodium 3.9g 0.19g
 %RDA
Thiamin (B1) 12.0 mg(50%) 0.60 mg
Riboflavin (B2) 16.0 mg(25%) 0.80 mg
Niacin (B3) 110.0 mg(25%) 5.5 mg
Vitamin (B6) 8.0mg .40mg
Folic Acid (B9) 2000 ug(50%) 100 ug
Vitamin B12 15.0 ug(25%) 0.75ug
Iron 36.0mg 1.80mg
Gluten None detected

History

AussieMite was founded by Roger Ramsey an Agricultural Pilot, Inventor and the founder of Australian company All Natural Foods. The product was launched into Australian supermarkets in 2001 and in 2011 AussieMite was launched into the United Kingdom, The United States of America, United Arab Emirates and South East Asia. Bega Cheese bought the Vegemite brand back for $460 Million In 2016. It is a registered trademark of Australia, the United Kingdom, European Union, United States of America, United Arab Emirates, Japan, South East Asia and Asia.

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