Benchmarking the Nutrition-Related Policies and Commitments of Major Food Companies in Australia, 2018.

Last updated on 4-1-2021 by Stefanie Vandevijvere

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The food industry has an important role to play in efforts to improve population diets. This study aimed to benchmark the comprehensiveness, specificity and transparency of nutrition-related policies and commitments of major food companies in Australia. In 2018, we applied the Business Impact Assessment on Obesity and Population Level Nutrition (BIA-Obesity) tool and process to quantitatively assess company policies across six domains. Thirty-four companies operating in Australia were assessed, including the largest packaged food and non-alcoholic beverage manufacturers ( = 19), supermarket…

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