17 Feb '15, 7pm

Consumers convince Nestlé to remove artificial ingredients from chocolate

Earlier today when I wrote about the increase in demand for organic milk , I mentioned that food producers are starting to pay attention to what consumers want. The milk industry isn’t the only one making changes based on consumers wants. Today Nestlé announced it’s going to remove the artificial flavors and FDA-certified colors from all chocolate candy products by the end of 2015. The change will affect 250 products and 10 brands including Butterfinger, Nestlé Crunch, and Baby Ruth candy bars. By the middle of the year, consumers can expect to see packages of Nestlé products with the words “No Artificial Flavors or Colors” on them. “Nestlé is the world’s leading nutrition, health and wellness company and our commitment to remove artificial flavors and certified colors in our chocolate candy brands is an important milestone,” said Doreen Ida, president, Nestlé USA Confecti...

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/food/healthy-eating/blogs/consumers-co...

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