Publication - Advice and guidance

Criteria for the Healthcare Retail Standard

Published: 9 Oct 2015
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781785446115

Document details the criteria, rationale and scope of the Healthcare Retail Standard for all retail providers operating in the NHS in Scotland. This standard will become mandatory in accordance with CMO letter (2015)19.

Criteria for the Healthcare Retail Standard
Annex B

Annex B

Standard Nutrition Criteria

Food Products Less Than or Equal to 100 Grams

NUTRIENT MUST CONTAIN LESS THAN
Fat 17.5g grams per 100g
Saturated Fat 5 grams per 100g
Sugar 22.5 grams per 100g
Salt 1.5 grams per 100g
Sodium 0.6 grams per 100g

Food Products More Than 100 Grams

NUTRIENT MUST CONTAIN LESS THAN
Fat 21 grams per portion
Saturated Fat 6 grams per portion
Sugar 27 grams per portion
Salt 1.8 grams per portion
Sodium 0.72 grams per portion

Drink Products

  • Where drinks are served lower fat milk (semi-skimmed, 1% and skimmed milk, not flavoured), water (still or sparkling, not flavoured) and unsweetened fruit juice must always be available.
  • If soft drinks are served at least 70% must be sugar free (less than 0.5g of sugar per 100ml) by both brand and volume.
  • Where flavoured waters are served sugar free varieties must be available containing less than 0.5g of sugar per 100ml.

Contact

Email: Peter Faassen de Heer