Nestlé India ranked joint FIRST, in the second iteration of India Access to Nutrition Spotlight Index 2020, published by Access to Nutrition Index (ATNI) and hosted by Access to Nutrition Foundation. The India Spotlight Index 2020 is an independent national assessment to measure the contribution of India’s largest food and beverage manufactures towards meeting the health and nutrition needs of Indian consumers.
Some of Nestlé India’s strengths include its overall nutrition governance and management systems that are comprehensive with a clear accountability structure, its pledge to reduce fat, salt and sugar in its products, its commitment to address the affordability of its nutritious products and its responsible marketing policies.
Commenting on India Access to Nutrition Spotlight Index, Suresh Narayanan, chairman and managing director, Nestlé India, said, “We are pleased with the results of the ATNI, which recognizes our sustained commitment to nutrition, health and wellness. Nestlé India believes that nutrition is a fundamental need, and the food industry has a vital role to play in enabling healthier lives. Driven by our purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future, we are constantly striving to increase the nutrient profile of our products, innovate with new and nutritious offerings, and are a proud signatory of the Eat Right Pledge and support India’s Eat Right Movement. This recognition motivates us to do more and offer our valued consumers with healthier products and ensure continued commitment to transparent and consumer-friendly policies.”
The Access to Nutrition Initiative (ATNI), the report is published once every three years, and this is the second edition of the India Spotlight Index. India was selected as a spotlight country as it has a rapidly developing food and beverage sector.