Coca Cola to stop advertising to under 12s

Coca Cola will start showing calorie information on all packages and won’t advertise to children under 12 anywhere as the world’s largest soft-drink maker fights criticism that it is contributing to obesity.

8th May, 2013
Coca Cola: to halt advertising to under 12s

Coca Cola will start showing calorie information on all packages and won’t advertise to children under 12 anywhere as the world’s largest soft-drink maker fights criticism that it is contributing to obesity.

The plan, which includes supporting physical activity programmes, will apply to more than 200 countries, Coca-Cola said today. The commitments also urge low- and no-calorie options to emerging markets.

Chief Executive Officer Muhtar Kent has been working to counter the perception...

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