Global Index

India Spotlight Index

The Foundation

Spotlight Countries

The Access to Nutrition Foundation (ATNF) intends to develop and publish ‘Spotlight Indexes’ that score and rate the largest Food & Beverage manufacturers in each Spotlight Country.

Corporate Profile

During 2013, ATNI piloted its approach in three so-called Spotlight Countries: India, South Africa and Mexico. The ten largest companies by revenue in each market were analysed using the Global Index Methodology, adapted where necessary to reflect the regulatory context in each country. Because these exercises were undertaken on a pilot basis, the results have not been published.

Product Profile

In addition, ATNI undertook a ‘Product Profile’ exercise in each country. Working with a team at the Nuffield Department of Population Health at Oxford University led by Dr Mike Rayner, ATNI evaluated the nutritional quality around 50% of all foods and drinks available for sale from the ten companies in each market.

ATNI is very keen to receive feedback from companies and stakeholder on the Product Profile Methodology. Please send your comments to

Improving nutrition for all

The Access to Nutrition Index rates food and beverage manufacturers´ nutrition-related policies, practices and disclosures worldwide on a recurring basis.


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