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Nestlé strengthens its responsible marketing to children practices

Nestlé announced today that it will further strengthen its industry-leading responsible marketing practices, as part of its efforts to help bring balanced diets within reach for people around the world. The company will voluntarily restrict its marketing to kids under the age of 16, while at the same time continuing its long-standing efforts to help families establish healthy eating and lifestyle habits. The company’s new Marketing Communication to Children policy will prohibit direct advertising of confectionery and ice-cream as well as water-based beverages with added sugars to children below 16 years of age. The policy reaffirms the ban on product marketing communication targeting children between 0 and 6 years of age, as per previous versions. This standard will be applied to TV and online platforms, including social media and gaming ones with greater than 25% of their audience under 16 years old. Additionally, Nestlé will not collect data of minors and only partner with social med

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