‘Manufacturers are dishonest about the content of their products”

‘Manufacturers are dishonest about the content of their products”

Many manufacturers are on the labels of their products are not honest about the amount of sugar, fat and salt in it. That sets the Consumer.

According to the bond is on most packs and pouches are only the nutritional value after preparation, while there is also information on should about the nutritional values per 100 grams unprepared product.”

The nutritional value of a cooked product is the nutritional value after addition of, for example, vegetables, rice, pasta, meat and water to the mix or sauce. This contains the product after its preparation is less sugar, fat and salt than in the pure form.

By the missing information on the labels about the nutritional values before preparing the product according to the Consumers association, consumers are not informed of the actual amount of sugar, fat and salt. So would Dish on its packaging indicate that their Boemboe Sajoer Beans after preparation of 1.9 percent contains sugar. According to the Consumer sitting in the boemboe own more than 30 percent sugar, while that is not on the packaging.


Heinz, Jumbo and Nestlé to mention all the nutritional value per 100 grams unprepared product on the packaging. The Consumers ‘ association has other manufacturers are requested to present their good example to follow.

Plus and Superunie (of the brands to be flawless and Striking) responded positively to the call and pledged their packaging to adjust. Albert Heijn, Aldi, Lidl and Unilever gave at the time being is to limit the entry of the nutritional value per prepared product.

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