Best-Rated Baby Food

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Most Satisfied Customers | Heinz

Australians have rated Heinz as the top pick in Canstar Blue’s latest baby food ratings, with five-star reviews for texture and consistency, variety and range, packaging and overall satisfaction.

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How we rate baby food

Our review compares baby food on customer satisfaction, so you can find out what other Aussies think about the compared brands before you go ahead with a purchase. Think of it as like asking hundreds of your closest mates which baby food they think is best!

Canstar Blue surveyed 383 Australians for their feedback on the baby food(s) they’ve purchased and used from a supermarket (excluding formula) in the last six months. (Note: we only surveyed parents and guardians of at least one child under six)

  • The outcomes reported in these ratings are measured via accredited research panels managed by Qualtrics.

Respondents rate their satisfaction with their baby food brand(s) from zero to 10, where zero is extremely dissatisfied and 10 is extremely satisfied. Brand satisfaction was rated by respondents on the following criteria:
  • Value for money: quality and quantity of product for price paid
  • Variety and range:good range of product options.
  • Packaging: provides sufficient information, easy to use, easy to store, functional.
  • Texture and consistency: as expected for product.
  • Child enjoyment: they appear to enjoy eating the baby food.
  • Overall satisfaction: measures consumer satisfaction with baby food as an individual score, NOT a combined total of all criteria.

The winning brand is the one that receives the highest Overall satisfaction rating once all the scores from the Overall satisfaction criteria are combined and averaged.

  • Overall satisfaction is asked as a specific question and represents an individual measure, not a combined total of all criteria.
  • When we cannot determine a clear winner from the criteria for the Overall satisfaction rating, we will then look at the other criteria measured in the rating.
    • The brand with the highest number of five-star ratings within the supporting criteria will become the five-star recipient in overall satisfaction, and thus win the award. If a clear leader still cannot be determined from the supporting criteria, joint winners will be declared.

Brands must have received at least 30 responses to be included, so not all brands available in the market have been compared in this survey. The brands rated in this survey are listed below in order of best overall satisfaction.

• Heinz
• Rafferty’s Garden
• Only Organic
• Baby Bellies
• Coles

Find more detailed information on our Most Satisfied Customer methodology.

Top Baby Food Brand – Heinz  


Heinz was founded in 1869, and began production in Australia in 1935. Heinz is best known for their range of condiments, baked beans and soups. Their line of baby food products come in 110g and 170g jars, as well as 120g and 150g pouches 

About our consumer experts

Rachel Bollerman: Content Producer

This article was written by Canstar Blue Home & Lifestyle Content Producer, Rachel Bollerman. Rachel graduated with a Bachelor of Communications, majoring in Journalism at the Queensland University of Technology. She has worked in a variety of public relations, marketing and communications roles, gaining experience in community management, social media marketing, blog writing and other styles of copywriting. When she’s not working, Rachel enjoys doing arts and crafts projects at home and spending time with friends.


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Samantha Howse: Consumer Research Specialist

Sam Howse Research Specialist

Samantha Howse is Canstar Blue’s Consumer Research Specialist, coordinating the consumer research program behind our customer satisfaction awards across Canstar and Canstar Blue in Australia and New Zealand. Sam has earned a Bachelor of Business (Marketing) from Griffith University and, with seven years in market research and 2 years in marketing, she is experienced in survey design, implementation and analysis, coupled with an understanding of marketing principles and best practice.


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Past Ratings

Here are the past winners from Canstar Blue’s baby food ratings:

  • 2023: Rafferty’s Garden and Aldi
  • 2022: Rafferty’s Garden
  • 2021: ALDI Mamia
  • 2020: Only Organic
  • 2019: ALDI Mamia
  • 2018: ALDI Mamia
  • 2015: Rafferty’s Garden

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