A customer takes a look at instant noodles for sale at the Food Expo at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai in August 2017. New food labels will make it easier for consumers to check how much salt and sugar packaged foods contain. Photo: Nora Tam

Voluntary salt and sugar labels on food products in Hong Kong are a good start on the path to healthy eating

Bernard Chan says the new voluntary labelling scheme on the salt and sugar content of packaged food and drink is the first step towards the long-term goal of building a healthier society, one that will only be achieved with the education of children

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A customer takes a look at instant noodles for sale at the Food Expo at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai in August 2017. New food labels will make it easier for consumers to check how much salt and sugar packaged foods contain. Photo: Nora Tam
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