International Business & Economy Nestle brings its Halal chief forward to quash 'milo sugar' claims

Nestle brings its Halal chief forward to quash ‘milo sugar’ claims

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Swiss food giant Nestlé has refuted claims that its famous chocolate malt drink Milo contained excessive amounts of sugar.

The claims made on Facebook in a video that went viral said Nestle Malaysia was using too much sugar in the content of the product in the majority Muslim country.

At a press conference today, Nestlé Malaysia’s head of halal affairs department Othman Mohd Yusof said the claim was erroneous.

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“Twenty percent is from milk lactose and another 20 percent is from the malt,” he said during a press conference organised by the Muslim Consumers Association in Kuala Lumpur.

He said the recommended serving of a Milo drink was mixing five teaspoons of Milo powder to 200ml of water.

Source: KiniTv

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