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Table 3 Policies and commitments of the selected companies

From: Assessment of the stated policies of prominent food companies related to obesity and non-communicable disease (NCD) prevention in Thailand

Policy areas and domains Number of companies with available policies
Overall (%) (n = 19) Packaged food (%) (n = 13) Non-alcoholic beverages (%) (n = 3) Fast food (%) (n = 1) Food retail (%) (n = 2)
1. Product reformulation 7 (36.8%) 4 (30.8%) 1 (33.3%) 1 (100%) 1 (50%)
 Salt reduction 3 (15.8%) 2 (15.4%) [PI1, PR1] 0 1 (100%) [F1] 0
 Saturated/trans fat reduction 4 (21.1%) 3 (23.1%) [PI1, PR1, PS2] 0 1 (100%) [F1] 0
 Added sugar reduction 3 (15.8%) 2 (15.4%) [PI1, PR1] 1 (33.3%) [B1] 0 0
 Energy reduction 4 (21.1%) 2 (15%) [PI1, PS1] 1 (33.3%) [B1] 1 (100%) [F1] 0
 Product portfolio improvements 3 (15.8%) 2 (15.4%) [PI1, PR1] 0 0 1 (50%) [R2]
2. Reduction of food marketing to children 3 (15.8%) 1 (7.7%) 2 (66.7%) 0 0
 Restriction of all forms of media advertising to children 3 (15.8%) 1 (7.7%) [PI1] 2 (67%) [B1, B2] 0 0
3. Nutrition information 8 (42.1%) 5 (38.5%) 1 (33.3%) 1 (100%) 1 (50%)
 Provision of back-of-pack nutrition information 3 (15.8%) 3 (23.1%) [PK1, PI2, PR1] 0 0 0
 Provision of nutritional information either per serving or per portion 3 (15.9%) 1 (7.7%) [PI2] 1 (33.3%) [B1] 0 1 (50%) [R2]
 Provision of front-of-pack nutrition information 5 (26.3%) 4 (30.8%) [PK1, PB3, PI1, PI2] 1 (33.3%) [B1] 0 0
 Use of health and nutrition claims 1 (5.3%) 1 (7.7%) [PI1] 0 0 0
4. Food accessibility 3 (15.8%) 3 (23.1%) 0 0 0
 Investment planned in improving accessibility 3 (15.8%) 3 (23.1%) [PK1, PB3, PR1] 0 0 0
 Pricing ‘healthier’ products to be more consumers affordability 3 (15.8%) 3 (23.1%) [PK1, PB3, PR1] 0 0 0