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Providing transparent nutrition information, featuring calories on the front of all of our consumer packaging, is a global policy for The Coca-Cola Company.  As a leader in the area of front-of-pack nutrition labelling, Coca-Cola was the first beverage company to place front of pack nutrition labelling on nearly all of its packaging.

The Coca-Cola Company’s Policy on Nutrition Labelling is focused on providing consumers with factual, meaningful and understandable nutrition information that enables people to make informed beverage choices to meet individual nutritional and energy needs. It is based on the fact that all foods can be part of an active, healthy lifestyle that includes a sensible, balanced diet and regular physical activity.

Frequently Asked Questions about Front-of-Pack Labelling

What are Calories?
Calories or kcal are the measurement of the amount of energy or fuel that foods and beverages provide your body. In other words, calories = energy for your body.

What’s the difference between kcal and kJ?
kilocalories (kcal) and kilojoules (kJ) are both measures of energy. 
A kilocalorie, also known as a calorie, is larger

1 kcal = 4.2 kJ
1 kJ = 0.24 kcal

Do different foods provide different amounts of calories?
Yes. The bottom line is: All calories count

1 g carbohydrate = 4 calories
1 g protein = 4 calories
1g fat = 9 calories
1g alcohol = 7 calories

Why do I need to learn about calories?
Knowing about calories can help you make balanced choices for a healthy lifestyle.

The key to weight management is learning to balance calories consumed with calories expended. To maintain a healthy weight, they need to be equal.

This often requires trade-offs—more physical activity to balance calories consumed, or more calories in when you are especially active, or fewer calories in if you are not expending as many as you are taking in.

Fortunately, there are no “good” or “bad” foods or beverages. It’s possible to fit all of your favourites into an active, healthy lifestyle through balance, variety and moderation—and being physically active. It’s not ‘what’ you consume, but the ‘how and how much’ in relationship to your nutritional needs and energy requirements.

Why does The Coca-Cola Company provide Front of Pack caloric information?
Keeping track of calories can be a challenge. That’s why Coca-Cola has made a global commitment to place energy (calorie) information not just on the back of our products, but on the front as well. We want to make it as easy as possible for you to maintain a balanced, sensible diet while continuing to enjoy the beverages you love.

How do I manage my calorie intake, without sacrificing on taste?
One way to limit the number of calories you consume is to choose low-calorie or no-calorie versions of your favourite foods and beverages (such as Coca-Cola light, Coca-Cola zero or Sprite zero), or you can look for packages that provide smaller individual portion sizes.


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