Providing nutritional information

Our commitment: Apply and explain nutrition information on packs, at point of sale and online

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Transparency helps consumers make healthy choices

Nestlé wants to help individuals and families eat and drink healthily by providing transparent nutritional information about our foods and beverages on-pack. We take seriously our responsibility to promote our products truthfully and reliably, enabling people to make informed decisions about their nutrition. We provide details about the ingredients in, and the nutritional benefits of, our foods and beverages.

We also provide more detailed information on issues such as health information, portion sizes, and even a brand or product's social or environmental impacts online. We work in line with the Codex Alimentarius as well as other best practices to ensure harmonisation of nutrition requirements of Indian food regulations.

Guideline Daily Amount (GDA) Labelling System

 

The Guideline Daily Amount (GDA) labelling system provides guidance on the daily energy intake and key defined nutrients on the front of pack to enable consumers to evaluate a product's composition in their daily diet. We place a very high priority on making consumers aware of their nutrition intake through prominent food labels on our products. Currently, we have GDA labels on all our product packs for children (4-12 years) and family products, and are in the process of implementing on-pack GDA information on all Nestlé products.

Nestlé Nutritional Compass (NNC)

 

Nestlé Nutritional Compass provides easy to understand nutritional information, enabling a consumer to make informed choices on the product to be consumed and in what quantity.

Each product with the NNC consists of the following information:

Standardized Nutrition Information: The table comprises the nutritional content of the product, including energy content, number of calories per serving, protein, carbohydrates, fat, sugar and other important nutrients that are a source of fibre, vitamins and minerals.

Good to Know: This section talks about the inherent product and nutritional attributes and benefits delivered by the product.

Good to Remember: This section offers tips and advice on good eating habits.

Good to Talk: For further advice and information, consumers can talk to nutrition experts at the Nestlé India consumer services department on the contact information provided.


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