Nutritious products for children
Our commitment: Launch more nutritious foods and beverages, especially for mothers-to-be, new mothers and children
Good nutrition plays a role in the lives of people, beginning from conception, so it is important that individuals and families have tasty and healthy options to help them get more of the nutrients often missing from their diet.
The Nestlé Nutritional Profiling System (NNPS) evaluates the nutritional value of our products, helps in product development and continuous optimisation of nutritional compositions of our products. During NNPS evaluation, we determine how our products fit into a child’s or an adult’s daily diet. Nutrients such as sugars, saturated fats, trans-fats, salt and energy content as well as contributions from calcium, protein, fibre and whole grain sources are also measured.
Children’s food and beverages that achieved NF status in India
Our 60/40+ consumer testing programme ensures a taste preference by at least 60% of consumers, while NNPS ensures that our recipes have a positive nutritional contribution over the closest competitor. Our range of Popularly Positioned Products (PPP), fortified with micronutrients, provide nutritional value at an affordable cost.
The Access to Nutrition Index, 2016, rated Nestlé India as the leader in improving the affordability of its healthy and fortified products, as the only company (participating in the index) that ‘discloses a clear commitment with specific reference to low-income populations’.
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