Hong Kong's nutrition labels often end up obscuring important information. Illustration: Mario RivieraHong Kong's nutrition labels often end up obscuring important information. Illustration: Mario Riviera
Hong Kong's nutrition labels often end up obscuring important information. Illustration: Mario Riviera
Robin Lynam
Opinion

Opinion

Robin Lynam

In Hong Kong, nutrition labels often obscure more than they inform – why?

  • The Nutrition Labelling Scheme was introduced 10 years ago with the intention of standardising labels
  • But with the sticker stuck willy nilly on a product, they can end up being more infuriating than informative

Hong Kong's nutrition labels often end up obscuring important information. Illustration: Mario RivieraHong Kong's nutrition labels often end up obscuring important information. Illustration: Mario Riviera
Hong Kong's nutrition labels often end up obscuring important information. Illustration: Mario Riviera
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