Submission to the Five-Year Review of the Health Star Rating System Consultation

7 December 2018

Read our submission to the Five-Year Review of the Health Star Rating System Consultation Paper: Options for System Enhancement. 

Our submission focuses on how the health star rating of non-dairy beverages is calculated and the treatment of sugar within the health star rating calculator.

The NZBC strongly supports the Health Star Rating system and believes it helps consumers to to have access to the right information at the right time to make the best decisions for themselves and their families. 

We support changes to how the health star rating is calculated for non-diary beverages and agree with the need increase the baseline points for sugar in the Health Star Rating calculator. You can read our submission here.