Nestlé reduces the amount of sugar in European products
Food manufacturer Nestlé is 18,000 tonnes less sugar in its European products. The plan is that in 2020, the product range of the company in Europe, an average of five percent less sugar than is now the case. The company wants to meet the plans of the European Union.
This news was by the food manufacturer announced during a meeting of the European Union on obesity in children.
According to Marco Settembri from Nestlé is a healthy diet is of great importance. “When one in three children are overweight or obesitats, it is clear that we give them more healthy choices need to offer. Also, we need a healthier lifestyle to promote,” he says.
Nestlé has been working to make foods healthier. Previously reduced the business all the amount of sugar, salt and fat in products and she added healthy ingredients. In the past three years has added Nestlé already 11.300 tonnes less sugar to products on the European market.
Nestlé hopes that other companies in the food industry are connecting.
The European Union is a national voedselplan to develop to added sugars in products to reduce.