Strengthening its commitment to provide healthier food choices to consumers, Danone India revamps its adult nutrition portfolio with Zero Added Sugar variants

26 Oct 2020

New Delhi

Danone India announced the launch of Zero Added Sugar variants of Protinex in Tasty Chocolate and Vanilla Delight flavours. By launching these Zero Added Sugar variants, Danone is fulfilling its commitment to FSSAI’s Eat Right Movement where it pledged to reduce sugar in its portfolio by 20% by 2020 in an endeavour to bring healthier food choices to Indian consumers with its HFD brand Protinex that has a rich heritage of over six decades. With its mission ‘to bring health through food to as many people as possible’, Danone aims to address protein deficiency among Indian consumers.

Speaking about the launch, Himanshu Bakshi, Managing Director – Danone India said, “Indian consumers are becoming increasingly conscious of the impact of food choices on health and are looking for low sugar, nutrient dense products. Danone continues to strengthen its commitment to health through partnerships and product innovation, based on local consumer needs and evolving lifestyles. With this launch, we have eliminated added sugar from our adult portfolio without compromising on taste in our bestselling flavours. Our endeavour is to inspire healthier eating and drinking habits.”

Tasty chocolate and Vanilla Delight are now available in Zero Added Sugar variant. The products are currently available in leading modern trade stores across India & e-commerce platforms like Amazon, Big Basket, PharmEasy etc in 250gm and 400gm packs. The products will be on shelves in pharmacies and general trade stores from this month.

Protinex offers a diverse portfolio of protein choices suited for customized needs, tastes & lifestyles, such as Protinex Original with hydrolysed protein, Tasty Chocolate, Protinex Vanilla Delight, Protinex Lite (scientifically formulated Zero Added Sugar variant), Protinex Mama: Specialized protein nutrition for pregnant women & lactating mothers etc.

Danone’s mission of bringing health through food is supported by innovations that endeavours to provide healthier food choices. Through initiatives like The Protein Week, Danone strives to create awareness about relevance of Protein in daily life. Protinex has also developed a first-of-its kind Immuno- Nutrient Calculator with nutrition experts from Fitterfly. The Calculator helps people assess the intake of relevant nutrients in their daily diet that support immunity and enables them to take necessary steps to strengthen their immune system.

About Protinex

Protinex is a trusted brand with a history of more than 60 years.  It is one of India’s most prescribed nutritional supplements that is scientifically formulated with the power of Fast Absorbing Hydrolyzed Protein by Protinex Original. Protinex also offers diverse products suited for customized needs, tastes & lifestyles like Protinex Flavors: Protinex Tasty Chocolate, Protinex Vanilla Delight. Protinex Lite: a scientifically formulated Zero Sugar variant, Protinex Mama: Specialized protein nutrition for pregnant & lactating mothers.

About Danone

Dedicated to bringing health through food to as many people as possible, Danone is a leading global food company built on four business lines: Essential Dairy and Plant-Based Products, Early Life Nutrition, Waters and Medical Nutrition. With products being present in over 120 markets, Danone generated sales of approximately €25.7 billion in 2019. In India, Danone started its nutrition business in 2012 through the acquisition of the nutrition portfolio from Wockhardt Group. Danone India   embodies a holistic approach offering a full range of products for pregnant mothers, infants, young children as well as adults, under recognized brands like Aptamil, Neocate, Farex, Protinex, Dexolac and Nusobee.

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