Maggi Soups, Noodles, Mixes, Bouillon & Recipes | Maggi Arabia

FAQs

Can I give MAGGI® Noodles to Children?

Thank you for contacting NESTLÉ® Middle East and for your interest in our MAGGI® Noodles. MAGGI® noodles are made for your family to enjoy as part of a balanced diet. It provides you with all the carbohydrates needed in a meal like lunch or Dinner. You can make it a wholesome dish by complementing your noodles with a source of protein like chicken or meat and some colourful vegetables like red peppers, carrots and coriander. Last but not least, there is no need to add additional salt as its taste maker sachet will add the right flavour to your dish with its mix of delicious herbs, salt and spices.

Does MAGGI® Contains Unhealthy Fat for Humans?

We are very happy to receive your feedback and inquiries. All MAGGI® products are committed to strict policies based on the World Health Organization global policies on fat content. To ensure not exceeding the limit, nutritionists recommend managing the amount of fat in the diet to less than 30 percent of the total daily energy intake. Last but not least, we encourage you to always refer to our NESTLÉ® NUTRITIONAL COMPASS that can be found all of our packs and it will guide you with each nutrient value of each product and its recommended serving size.

Are Maggi SOUPS Unhealthy?

MAGGI® Soups are prepared by dehydrating vegetables exposing them to hot air and allowing them to dry a process that has been used for centuries in the Middle East to dry limes and dates. After dehydration, spices, salt, herbs and wheat for texture are added to the dried vegetables. In a similar process for Chicken Soups Halal slaughtered chicken meat is dehydrated and then added it to the rest of the ingredients. No preservatives are added to MAGGI® Soups thanks to the aluminium foil packaging that isolates the ingredients from external elements such as humidity and light two factors that allow bacteria to develop. This also protects the ingredients from colour fading so MAGGI® Soups do not just taste delicious, they even look delicious.

What is guar gum? As it is mentioned as an ingredient in MAGGI Noodles cheese flavor

Guar gum is a polysaccharide used in foods as stabilizers and to improve the texture of the product It is not from the animal source suitable for vegetarians.

What is MAGGI® Chicken Cube?

MAGGI® Chicken Stock is dehydrated broth with a mix of spices formed in a cube. It can be used in almost all dishes, giving the prepared dish a great aroma and rich flavour. It consists of chicken, salt, onion, cumin, turmeric, Black pepper cardamom and parsley.

Is MAGGI® Halal?

All MAGGI® products catering for our Middle East consumer are provided with a Halal Slaughtering certificate from the factories where our chicken and meat products are produced. Middle Eastern governments have strict regulations about importing meat based products that meet Islamic food regulation standards. Social Reply: Rest assured that all our products distributed through Nestlé Middle East are 100% Halal as all Islamic countries follow regulations that abide to the Islamic law. therefore you can continue to enjoy our range of products

MAGGI® Mix Bag

Thank you for contacting NESTLÉ® Middle East with your inquiry. The bag used in MAGGI® MIX is a film with high temperature thermal stability, which can be used to contain food during cooking at temperatures up to and above 250°F. It has been tested and certified by EU and FDA regulations. Kindly note that all of our food packagings are evaluated and approved under the strictest international and local legislation. The quality and safety of our products are none negotiable at Nestlé. We hope you continue to enjoy our range of MAGGI® MIXES.

What is the recommended Temperature for MIXES?

The reason why we do not put the temperature is because most ovens have the BROIL option. However, we recommend you preheat and cook at a temperature of 200 degrees C.

What is MAGGI® Vegetable Cube?

MAGGI® Vegetable Stock is dehydrated broth with a mix of spices formed in a cube. It can be used in almost all dishes, giving the prepared dish a great aroma and rich flavour. It consists of dehydrated vegetables, salt onion, cumin, turmeric, Black pepper cardamom and parsley and olive oil

MAGGI® Vegetarian Products

Thank you for contacting Nestlé with your feedback. We highly value the suggestions from our loyal consumers such as yourself. There are many Maggi products that are suitable for vegetarians although may contain traces of fish: a MAGGI® 2Minute Noodles flavours such as cheese, curry, vegetables b MAGGI® Vegetables Stock c MAGGI® Soups - flavours such as Spring Season, 11 Vegetables, Mushroom, Lentil. d MAGGI® Ketchup - all varieties. We hope you know that our products are specifically tailored to the needs and preferences of the consumers in the country of distribution. We hope that you will continue to enjoy the range of Nestlé Products

Usage of Chicken Leftovers in the Making of MAGGI® Stock

We welcome your feedback and highly appreciate it as it enables us to improve our products and services. Kindly note that MAGGI® Chicken Stock is made from boneless chicken pieces, with no feathers, legs or neck. Spices, herbs, salt and other ingredients are also added to enrich its nutritional value. MAGGI® constantly strives to provide you with high quality products that help you produce balanced nutritious and healthy meals for all the family.

Usage of Chicken Cubes

Sky is the limit of Cubes usage. Just dissolve 2 cubes of MAGGI® Chicken Stock into 1 Liter of boiling water to get broth. You don’t have to add salt. You can use it with your rice and almost all your everyday dishes. You can use it with: Mouloukheya, Fasouliya, Bamyah, Kabsa, Roz W Bazela, etc… We have more than 2000 recipes in English and Arabic visit www.maggime.com for more recipe ideas

Where is MAGGI® Stock products produced?

MAGGI® Stock products come from UAE, Egypt.

Fat Content in MAGGI® Stocks

This table clearly indicates the Nutrition Information table for MAGGI® Chicken Stock. 167 ml of prepared broth contains only around .75 g of fat. Considering that the Stew will serve 6 persons the fat in the recipe coming from the Stock is very small. Nutritionists recommend managing the amount of fat in the diet as for it not to exceed 30 percent of the total daily energy intake. It is therefore recommended to watch for the amount of fat, such as oil and butter, used in the cooking, choosing healthy lean ingredients, and the right cooking method that do not require large quantities of fat.

Hydrogenated Fat in MAGGI® Cubes

With regard to trans fat, at the end of 2014, all our food and beverage regional products met our Nestlé Policy for trans-fat that recommends intake of no more than one per cent of calories from trans-fat in line with globally recognized dietary guidelines.

MAGGI® Cubes Salt Content

A healthy adult requires 6g of salt per day as per the latest recommendations for a healthy diet. This translates into 2.4g of sodium per day. 2 cubes of MAGGI® Chicken Stock are used to prepare a 1 liter broth, which is commonly needed for preparing a main course that serves 6 persons on average. Therefore the quantity of salt that is present in 1 liter of broth is spread in the entire recipe serving 5-6 persons. A 167 ml of prepared broth using MAGGI® Chicken Stock contains 0.65 g of sodium. We do not recommend adding more salt while cooking, since MAGGI® stock has the perfect combination of herbs, spices and salt to enhance the natural taste of healthy ingredients making it easier and tastier to prepare dishes without having to add any extra salt. MAGGI® has also provided a Chicken Stock that contains 30 percent t Less Salt; MAGGI® Chicken Less Salt, if you desire to prepare less Salty dishes, or if you are using Fresh ingredients that naturally contain salt such as: Fish/Salted Cheese/Soya Sauce/Canned products.

MAGGI® Soups Salt Content

We highly value feedback from our loyal consumers such as yourself. We are pleased to inform you that over the past couple of years, MAGGI® Soups have been periodically decreasing its sodium content which is currently in compliance with the standards ensuring good taste and nutritional balance. A healthy adult requires 6g of salt per day as per the latest recommendations for a healthy diet. This translates into 2.4g of sodium per day. 1 sachet of MAGGI® Excellence Chicken Soup with Corn for example is used to prepare half a litre soup portion, which is intended to serve 2 people that is 1 serving=250 ml. A 250 ml of prepared MAGGI® Chicken Soup contains 0.7 g of sodium. In addition it is important to note that different people have different salt thresholds, the ability to identify the salt taste. As a consequence, people may develop a tendency to prefer foods with lower concentrations of salt in case of a lower salt threshold. We hope you continue enjoying our wide range of MAGGI® products.

Monosodium Glutamate MSG and Safet

Glutamate is found naturally in our bodies and in protein-containing foods, such as cheese, milk, meat, peas and mushrooms. Monosodium Glutamate, MSG for the food industry is made through a fermenting process using starch, sugar beets, tapioca sago, sugar cane or molasses. Additionally kindly note that MSG has obtained FDAs GRAS, generally recognized as safe status since 1959 when consumed in moderate amounts as part of the diet. There is also no scientific evidence suggesting that MSG has an adverse effect on consumer health as long as it is consumed normally as part of the diet. It is important to mention that the amounts of MSG used as a food enhancer in MAGGI® products are in line with Good Manufacturing Practice GMP. In conclusion we would like to highlight that NESTLÉ® manufacturing processes are performed under stringent measures and that the quality and safety of our products in addition to the well-being of our consumers are a non negotiable priority.

Are MSG or glutamate unsafe?

The safety of our consumers is a non negotiable priority. Glutamate is found naturally in our bodies and in protein containing foods such as cheese, milk, meat, peas and mushrooms. MSG has also obtained FDAs GRAS generally recognized as safe status since 1959 when consumed in moderate amounts as part of the diet.

Preservatives in MAGGI® Soups

Due to the process of dehydration we do not need to add any preservatives. Furthermore the aluminium foil packaging protects the content from any deterioration caused by the external elements such as humidity and light. These are 2 agents that help in the development of bacteria, change in the appearance, texture and taste of the ingredients used.

Traces of Ingredient in MAGGI® 11 Vegetables soup

The reason why we write traces of milk on the label is not because it contains milk, but simply because in the production area there are milk containing ingredients used for other products and there could be traced. And so to prevent issues for people with allergies, we take our precautions and write traces of milk in the ingredients list, just in case. Nonetheless the actual product does not contain any milk ingredients. Hope this clarifies your concern.

How can I join Maggi ambassadors?

Dear user we are happy to hear that you have interest in being MAGGI® ambassador. Kindly share with us your contact details and your personal social media page which will be shared with the concerned team and you will be contacted there is an opportunity.

Nutmeg used in products

Please note that all NESTLÉ® products coming for the Middle East market must follow strict regulations that meet Islamic food standards and that it is 100 percent Halal. Also note that the distribution of these products will not be approved by the authorities in this region unless it meets the local standards. That is why we assure you that all NESTLÉ® products in the Middle East region are Halal.

Maggi Chicken Source

Thank you for contacting Nestlé Middle East and for your interest in our products. Kindly note that the source of the chicken that we use in our Maggi product is Turkey. And we would like to reassure you that all MAGGI® products catering for our Middle East consumer are provided with a Halal Slaughtering certificate from the factories where our chicken and meat products are produced. Middle Eastern governments have strict regulations about importing meat based products that meet Islamic food regulation standards.