Uncle Tobys cuts fat, salt and sugar from muesli bars to boost health star rating

 In Australia, NewZealand
Nestle has drastically cut salt, fat and sugar in its popular muesli bars, in a sign the health-star rating scheme is achieving the desired effect of pushing companies into making more nutritious food.
The food giant announced it had spent $7 million to reformulate its Uncle Tobys "chewy" and "yoghurt topp" ranges and double the average health-star rating to four.
On average across the 10 bars, salt content has dropped by 63 per cent, sugar by 32 per cent, and fat by 16 per cent. In the process, it also doubled the fibre content in its yoghurt range.  Sydney Morning Herald – Read more…

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