23/01/2014

Food & Grocery Council member companies do not sell energy drinks to schools, CEO Katherine Rich said today in response to calls for energy drinks to be banned from schools. “New Zealand has one of the most regulated markets in the world already for energy drinks,” she told TVNZ’s Breakfast programme. “There are very strict rules about labelling and composition. And there is less caffeine in an energy drink than there is in a cup of coffee. New Zealand manufacturers do not sell to schools.” To see the full interview, click this link.