Percentage of total sales volume of consumer products, by product category, that are lowered in saturated fat, trans fats, sodium and sugars.
Direct economic value generated and distributed, including revenues, operating costs, employee compensation, donations and other community investments, retained earnings, and payments to capitol providers and governments.
Sector addition: Nature, scope and effectiveness of any programs and practices (in-kind contributions, volunteer initiatives, knowledge transfer, partnerships and product development) that promote healthy lifestyles; the prevention of chronic disease; access to healthy, nutritious and affordable food; and improved welfare for communities in need.
Our wellness taskforce meets quarterly and has set an important sodium reduction goal: by 2020, we aim to reduce sodium levels in select products within our branded retail portfolio by an average of 15 percent.
We are always looking for ways to reduce sodium in our products. In 2014, we initiated several projects that work toward our sodium reduction goal. We will share more information in future reports as these products become available.
The graphic below identifies the results from the 2014 Sodium Reduction Analysis:
i Percent of items within category with a sodium reduction or developed with decreased sodium parameters.