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Albert Heijn stops less sugar in soft drinks for children

Albert Heijn stops less sugar in soft drinks for children

Albert Heijn lowers the sugar content of soft drinks own brand for children. In addition, the supermarket chain ensure that there are more healthy alternatives on the shelves, such as mineral water for children attractive packaging. More and more parents ask why, the company said.

Albert Heijn lowered last year, the sugar content of around a hundred own-brand products, many by families with children be purchased, for example, yoghurt, custard, ketchup and biscuits.

There was also an information guide with the frisdrankschap that consumers can see how much sugar there is in a drink. Those so-called Friswijzer is now also to be found at the shelf with high sugar children’s beverages.

Previously reduced soft drink brands Lipton iced tea, 7Up and Coca-Cola the sugar content.

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