Just 37% of its consumer food and beverage products meet international health standards.
The global food company acknowledged the issue in an internal presentation seen by the Financial Times.
More than 60% of Nestlé's traditional packaged consumer food and beverage products do not meet an internationally recognized health standard, according to internal company documents seen by the Financial Times.
"Some of our categories and products will never be 'healthy' no matter how much we renovate," the company said in a presentation seen by top executives at the world's largest food conglomerate.
That includes categories such as infant nutrition, specialized health products and pet food, which follow regulated nutrition standards.".
The presentation highlighted the stats of some of the most unhealthy products made and sold by Nestlé-owned brands.
"Strawberry Nesquik is perfect at breakfast to get kids ready for the day," Nestlé says in its marketing text for the product. »