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  • key finding 1 of 10
    The world’s biggest F&B companies have stepped up their efforts to encourage better diets
  • key finding 2 of 10
    FrieslandCampina and Kellogg have improved the most in the 2018 Index
  • key finding 3 of 10
    Nestlé, Unilever and Danone lead the overall Index ranking
  • key finding 4 of 10
    ATNF has concerns about the healthiness of the world’s largest F&B manufacturers’ product portfolios
  • key finding 5 of 10
    Under one third of 23,013 products from leading F&B companies’ ranges can be classified as healthy
  • key finding 6 of 10
    Company definitions of healthy are less strict than the independent models used by ATNF
  • key finding 7 of 10
    More companies (11 vs. 8 in 2016) commit to address undernutrition
  • key finding 8 of 10
    Few companies set targets to improve affordability and accessibility of products formulated to address undernutrition
  • key finding 9 of 10
    Six largest baby food companies continue to contravene the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes
  • key finding 9 of 10
    Companies should do more to set transparent nutrition targets and improve healthiness of product ranges
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2 billion
people are overweight or obese
45 %
of all deaths of children < 5 are linked to undernutrition
$ 3.3 trillion
yearly cost of nutrition crisis by 2025

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