The event will serve as the third edition, post successful launches in 2016 and 2020 and includes the assessment of India’s 20 leading F&B companies
The Access to Nutrition Initiative (ATNI), a global independent not-for-profit supporting market transformation for improved access to nutrition, is launching the 3rd edition of the Access to Nutrition India Index. The Index will unveil the contribution to nutrition by the 20 biggest food and beverage manufacturers in India. The launch is scheduled on 22nd November 2023 as part of a multistakeholder event in New Delhi, India.
In this third iteration of the Index, ATNI has assessed 20 companies, of which 14 are publicly listed either on Indian or Global Stock Exchanges. As part of the Index, ATNI has assessed the healthiness of 1,900 products from these companies with direct relevance to people’s diets. It also showcases good practices and offers a roadmap for change for the wider food and beverage industry in India.
Excited about the launch, Greg S Garrett, Executive Director, ATNI, said, “ATNI works on three levels to transform markets and achieve improved access to healthier products and diets: tools that assess the private sector on their nutrition commitments and products; policy support and alliances including through ATNI’s Investors in Nutrition and Health; and action research which underpins market change for nutrition. We hope that the India index will serve as a powerful catalyst for driving positive change within the food and beverage industry in India and shed light on what is working and what is not in the food industry.”