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Self-commitment of the industry: A bit of less unhealthy

nutrition Minister Klöckner has agreed with individual industries, apparently at the specific Figures for the reduction of sugar, salt and fat in ready-made products. Here, however, there remains a commitment.

Federal food Minister Julia Klöckner has agreed to "picture"information with the industry specific Figures for the reduction of sugar, salt and fat in ready-made products up to 2025. Thus, for example, the Association of grain, mills is committed and the strength of the economy, to reduce the amount of sugar in children's Breakfast cereals to have at least 20 percent.

The food industry have committed themselves for the first time, to reduce sugar, salt and fats in processed foods, and wool in your steps to check,, said Klöckner on the "image"-newspaper. "This has never happened before."

Minister of Klöckner relies on a commitment by the industry.

"Signed commitment"

Accordingly, it is in the agreement with the sub-sectors of the food industry to one of the two sides signed a self-commitment. In the coming autumn there should be the first success of the review. "If the economy doesn't cooperate, we will consider further measures," said Klockner.

According to the "image" undertook the industry of non-alcoholic soft drinks to reduce 15 per cent of sugar in their drinks. The dairy industry Association have agreed that for children advertised yoghurt should not contain more sugar than normal yogurt, which means a reduction of about ten percent sugar.

salinity is reduced to

The German deep-freeze Institute has undertaken not according to the report, to reduce the salt content in pizzas, on average, more than 1.25 grams of salt per 100 grams of Pizza. The bakers have committed to reduce the salt content in bread with lots of salt. There should be no limit.

Klöckner had already presented in November a "National reduction and innovation strategy for sugar, fat and salt in finished products". Today, the Federal government to advise the issue at their Cabinet session. Then Klöckner wants to inform in a press conference about it.

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