Nestlé which makes Maggi, KitKat, Nescafe, Munch etc has admitted that their 70% products (foods and drinks) are unhealthy and do no meet the definition of healthy, revealed an internal document. Aslo, the document revealed that Nestlé has admitted that some of their products will alway be unhealthy, no matter how much they renovate. Nestlé is world’s biggest food company. The document has been studied by Financial Times, UK.
According to FT, UK only 37% of Nestlé products achieved a rating of 3.5 or above in Australia’s health star rating, under which Nestlé considers a product healthy if it gets a rating of above 3.5 stars. Apart from this 70% failed to achieve the minimal rating and 90% of drinks by Nestlé failed to attain the 3.5 star rating.
“We have made significant improvements to our products . . .[but] our portfolio still underperforms against external definitions of health in a landscape where regulatory pressure and consumer demands are skyrocketing,” said Financial Times, UK.