Unilever to set new healthy food targets after investor pressure

Unilever is to publish nutrition scores for its food portfolio, which includes Ben & Jerry’s and Magnum ice-cream, Hellmann’s mayonnaise and Knorr stock cubes, against external health metrics and set new targets following pressure from investors over obesity.

The pledge to assess performance against six measures, including the UK’s “high

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Unilever investors call AGM vote to push for healthy food targets

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  • Investor group says health ‘a crucial blind spot’
  • More governments taxing high sugar, calorie products
  • Call for more data, targets to boost healthy food share

LONDON, Jan

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International Food & Beverage Alliance commits to implement standardized targets for sodium reduction

Members of the International Food & Beverage Alliance (IFBA) have developed the first-ever collective commitment by the food industry to implement globally set standardized targets for sodium reduction in manufactured foods.

International Food & Beverage Alliance commits to implement standardized targets for sodium reduction

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In a letter to World Health Organization Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus,

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