Are Unibic Cookies Healthy?

Are Unibic Cookies Healthy?

Unibic cookies are a real treat and your one-way ticket to the Cookieland. They are delicious, and they are sure to tantalize your taste buds.

But are they healthy? 

Time to find that out!

Are Unibic Cookies Healthy?

Now comes the question, is it healthy or not? We shall run an analysis in order to understand whether it is good for you. 

About The Product

For the last ten years, the popular cookie brand UNIBIC has been distributed throughout India. They are produced with the finest ingredients and blended with certain fruits, nuts, and spices to create a variety of about twenty flavors, earning them the moniker Bicalicious cookies. Additionally, they provide a sugar-free alternative for their assortment of cookies, which is wonderful for people with diabetes and health-conscious individuals.

Here is a list of flavors and types of these cookies that are available in the market:

  • Choco Chip
  • Doosra Jeera
  • Finger Cookies
  • Ginger Nuts
  • Honey
  • Orange
  • Pista Badam 
  • Pineapple
  • More.

Some variations of these cookies contain ragi and 40% oats. 

Now, let’s look at some of the ingredients in Unibic cookies and find out if they suit you.

Ingredient Analysis

Refined Wheat Flour (Maida), Sugar, Edible Vegetable Oil (Palm), Dry Fruits (9%) [Black Currant, Papaya {Papaya Cubes, Sugar, Acidity Regulator(E330)}, Cranberry], Nuts (5%) (Cashew, Almond Bits), Butter, Liquid Glucose, Date Syrup, Milk Solids, Leavening Agents (E503ii, E500ii), Emulsifier (E322 from Soya), Salt and Spices. 

S.No.What’s GoodWhat’s Not
1.They do not have any trans fat or cholesterol.Contains Maida. (refined wheat flour)
2.It has natural nuts and fruits added. It contains palm oil. 
3.It has between 100 to 150 calories per serving (30g or about four cookies).Artificial Ingredients like emulsifiers, Leavening Agents are used.
4.Sugar-free variants are available but contain artificial sweeteners like Maltitol and Sucralose.Contains between 20 to 30 % Sugar depending on the flavour.
5.A variety of flavours (>25) are available.Fiber content is negligible.

Overview of the Product

S. No.CriteriaUnibic Cookies
1.Whole ingredientsNo
2.Artificial ingredientsYes
3.Level of ProcessingHigh
4.Harmful ingredientsYes

Is It Suitable For You?

S. No.Suitable forUnibic Cookies
2.DiabetesNo (except sugar-free ones)
6.Gluten-FreeSome variations can be eaten, while others with refined wheat flour may not be suitable.

People with diabetes can eat sugar-free ones. For vegans, it contains milk components, making it unsuitable. 

Final Takeaway

In our honest opinion, some flavors are healthy, such as those containing ragi and oatmeal, and are sugar-free. Other variations can be deemed not that healthy because they have sugar, refined wheat flour, butter, and palm oil. 

We recommend consuming it in a limited quantity to enjoy the taste.  


1. Are Unibic cookies moulded or wire-cut?

These cookies are made with wire-cut technology and are not moulded. 

2. What certifications does Unibic have?

The following certifications have been granted to the company:

  • BRC (British Retail Consortium) Certification from DNV GL 
  • Ayush Certification
  • GMP
  • Critical Control Point (HACCP), FDA certification 
  • Halal certification

3. How many Unibic cookies are safe for consumption?

In our opinion, about three to four in a day are fine. Eating the whole packet or more than just one packet can be over-consumption, and these cookies must be consumed in a limited quantity. 

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Masoomi Saxena
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