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Designated Nutri-Score as a food choice logo

Netherlands

Aug 17, 2021

On 4th August 2021, The Netherlands notified to the EU Commission, via TRIS system, the “Regulation of the Minister for Medical Care, designating Nutri-Score as a food choice logo and its conditions of use.

The Netherlands intends to adopt the logo “Nutri-Score” developed by Santé Publice France and registered with the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO). Independent consumer research compared three food choice logos currently used in European countries. The extent to which these logos help consumers to make a healthy choice has been examined. The consumer survey shows that with Nutri-Score consumers can best be guided to the healthier choice. In the shop shelves similar products can be compared easily and quickly: at a glance, consumers can see which product is the healthiest choice.

 

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