Obesity Debate

Pernod Ricard adds nutrition info link on labels

The drinks giant is to provide links on the labels of all its leading brands

Drinks giant Pernod Ricard is to provide a link to nutrition information on the labels of all of its leading brands, following a move by the European Commission (EC) to allow alcohol firms to propose their own labelling guidelines.

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