Taxonomy enrichment

All Taxonomy files are stored and maintained through VOCbench.
The DFC Vocbench instance can be accessed here. To update any Taxon list maintained by the DFC team, you will need to register an account on the server and request access to the relevant project from the admin.​
The Projects (and lists) are:
  • ProductType
Covering the Product Type hierarchy utilized for categorising products (Defined, Theoretical & Physical).
  • Facets (detailing the remaining Product facets)
    • Certification
    Any certification label that is applicable to the product (e.g. Organic, A.O.C. etc...).
    • Part type
    Details if the product part of a plant, animal or other
    • Containers
    Type of package the product is held in
    • Natural Origin
    The origin of the product within the natural world (e.g. plant, animal, algae, mineral etc...)
    • Nutritional/Health Claims
    Any nutritional or health claim associated with the product (e.g. Gluten Free, Vegan, Hallal, Kosher etc...). N.B. Organic status is covered by Certification
    • Geographic Origin
    The country, region or place of origin of the product.
  • Measures
    • Dimensions
      • Labeling
      Covers numeric scores added to products (e.g. Eco-score, Nutri-score)
      • Nutrients
      Nutritional components (e.g. Fat, Protein, Iron, Magnesium etc...)
      • Physical dimensions
      Height, depth, volume etc...
    • Units
      • Currency
      • Quantity
      • Temperature
  • Vocabulary
Contains enumerated lists that do not fit into other areas (e.g. Order States, Transformation Types)