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Table 4 Distribution across categories of the 5-CNL nutritional information system for matching products

From: Performance of a five category front-of-pack labelling system – the 5-colour nutrition label – to differentiate nutritional quality of breakfast cereals in France

  Nutritional information category  
  Green Yellow Orange Pink Red  
  N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) Total
Crunchy mueslis       
 Chocolate crunchy muesli 1 (2.9) 1 (2.9) 12 (34.3) 17 (48.6) 4 (11.4) 35
 Fruit crunchy muesli 9 (24.3) 4 (10.8) 20 (54.1) 4 (10.8) - 37
 Nuts crunchy muesli 9 (60.0) 4 (26.7) 2 (13.3) - - 15
Chocolate-flavoured cereals       
 Chocolate wheat flakes 1 (4.5) 1 (4.5) 18 (81.8) 2 (9.1) - 22
 Chocolate puffed rice - 1 (7.7) 10 (76.9) 2 (15.4) - 13
 Chocolate puffed cereal - 3 (15.0) 17 (85.0) -   20
Light cereals       
 Chocolate light cereals - 2 (15.4) 9 (69.2) 2 (15.4) - 13
 Fruit light cereals 1 (9.1) 1 (9.1) 9 (81.8) - - 11
 Unflavoured light cereals - 1 (11.1) 8 (88.9) - - 9
Filled cereals       
 Cereals filled with milk chocolate - - 3 (33.3) 2 (22.2) 4 (44.4) 9
 Cereals filled with chocolate hazelnut - - 5 (31.3) 11 (68.8)   16
Honey/caramel sweet cereals       
 Honey corn balls - 1 (9.1) 7 (63.6) 3 (27.3) - 11
Cornflakes/other plain cereals       
 Corn flakes 4 (19.0) 1 (4.8) 15 (71.4) 1 (4.8) - 21
  1. Breakfast cereals (N = 380).