Thinking of Switching Baby Formula?

Compare Brands of Baby Formula and Save

Want to prove all baby formulas are nutritionally equal? It's easy. Next time you're in a grocery store just do a side-by-side label comparison of any store brand formula against a competing national brand.

In fact, we'll make it even easier for you. Here's a side-by-side comparison† of some of our leading store brand Advantage® formula compared to the nutrition of Similac® Advance® formula:

Store Brand Advantage® Similac® Advance®
12.4 OZ
Similac® Advance®
1.45 LB
Nutrients/100 Cal.
Protein g 2.07 2.07 2.07
Fat g 5.6 5.60 5.60
Carbohydrate g 10.7 10.71 10.7
Water g 133 133 141
Linoleic Acid mg 860 1000 1000
Vitamins:
Vitamin A IU 300 300 300
Vitamin D IU 75 75 75
Vitamin E IU 1.5 1.5 1.5
Vitamin K mcg 8 8 8
Vitamin B1 mcg 100 100 100
Vitamin B2 mcg 160 150 160
Vitamin B6 mcg 63 60 63
Vitamin B12 mcg 0.26 0.25 0.26
Niacin mcg 1100 1050 1100
Folic Acid mcg 16 15 16
Pantothenic Acid mcg 470 450 470
Biotin mcg 4.6 4.4 4.6
Vitamin C mg 9 9 9
Choline mg 24 16 24
Inositol mg 4.9 4.7 4.9
Minerals:
Calcium mg 82 78 82
Phosphorus mg 44 42 44
Magnesium mg 6 6 6
Iron mg 1.9 1.8 1.9
Zinc mg 0.79 0.75 0.79
Manganese mcg 5 5 5
Copper mcg 95 90 95
Iodine mcg 6 6 6
Selenium mcg 2 2 2
Sodium mg 25 24 25
Potassium mg 110 105 110
Chloride mg 68 65 68

Similac® and Advance® are registered trademarks of Abbott Laboratories. OptiGRO™ is a trademark of Abbott Laboratories. Store brand Advantage® 1 infant formula is NOT made by or affiliated with Abbott Laboratories. Store brand Advantage® 1 infant formula does not contain the identical proprietary ingredient blend of prebiotics, patented levels of nucleotides, lutein, and lycopene in Similac® Advance® Stage 1.

*As used on this website, Non-GMO means the ingredients were not genetically engineered.

**Studied before the addition of prebiotics.

***Comparison based on February 2016 price survey of store brand Advantage® 1 infant formula vs. Similac® Advance® Stage 1. Actual prices may vary by store location and product.

† Product nutrient values and ingredients are subject to change. Please see product label for current information.

Meeting the standards of the FDA, all Perrigo Nutritionals formulas compare to the nutrition of the national brands. Side-by-side comparisons of our top-selling store brand formulas reveal that they are often nutritionally identical to national brands.

The only difference parents will find with store brand formula is in the price. Our store brand formulas range from $13.00 to $15.00 per can, where as national brands range from $21.00 to $26.00. By purchasing store brand formula, parents can save $7.00 to $11.00 per can, which adds up to approximately $416.00 - $572.00 in total savings a year.*

* Retail prices are from a February 2016 retail price survey of national retail stores. Actual prices and savings may vary by store and location.

Similac® and Advance® are registered trademarks of Abbott Laboratories. Store brand Advantage® infant formula is not made by or affiliated with Abbott Laboratories.

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