A content colour code system will be introduced for biscuits and sweets

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A content colour code system will be introduced for biscuits and sweets from the 02nd of next month. Minister Dr. Rajitha Senarathne told the media in Colombo today that the introduction of this colour code system for beverages has achieved good results. He also said the government would consider making health education mandatory at the GCE Ordinary Level Examination from 2022. Also speaking here, heads of biscuit and sweets producers associations extended their fullest support to the minister’s decision. The content colour code system helps the consumer to determine the sugar, salt and fat content in foods.

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