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Current 2010 Targets (g salt or mg sodium per 100 g)*

Revised 2010 Targets (g salt or mg sodium per 100 g)*

Targets for 2012 (g salt or mg sodium per 100 g)*

Comments

27. BEVERAGES

27.1 Dried beverages, as consumed Includes drinking chocolate, instant chocolate drinks, instant malted drinks, instant cappuccino drinks, etc., as consumed (made up according to manufacturers instructions). Excludes tea and coffee.

0.25 g salt or 100 mg sodium (maximum)

 

0.15 g salt or 60 mg sodium (maximum)

The 2012 target for dried beverages has been maintained at a maximum of 60 mg sodium per 100 g, as consumed. An analysis of the dried beverage products on the market indicates that this is an achievable target.

28. TAKEAWAY, MEAT BASED

28.1 Take away, meat based Includes curries, Chinese dishes, etc. Does not include beef burgers, pies.

0.6 g salt or 250 mg sodium (maximum)

 

0.63 g salt or 250 mg sodium (maximum)

The targets for takeaway foods have been maintained at their 2006 levels. The Agency has a separate program of engagement with the catering sector underway to promote salt reduction in these foods.

29. TAKEAWAY, FISH BASED

29.1 Take away, fish based Includes curries, Chinese dishes, etc.

0.5 g salt or 200 mg sodium (maximum)

 

0.5 g salt or 200 mg sodium (maximum)

 



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