It is a logo that informs about the nutritional quality simplified and complementary to the mandatory nutrition declaration set by European regulations.
It is based on a scale of 5 colors: dark green to dark orange.
Its color is associated with letters ranging from A to E to optimize its accessibility and understanding by the consumer.
The score takes into account for 100 grams of product, the content of:
- nutrients and foods to promote (fiber, protein, fruits and vegetables)
- nutrients to limit (energy, saturated fatty acids, sugars, salt).
The foods concerned are processed foods and non-alcoholic beverages.
Some exceptions exist such as aromatic herbs, teas, coffees, yeasts ...
More information on website http://www.mangerbouger.fr/ section Nutri-Score