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Table 1 The number of products offered by top packaged food and beverage companies in Canada in 2013 and 2017

From: The relationship between voluntary product (re) formulation commitments and changes in the nutritional quality of products offered by the top packaged food and beverage companies in Canada from 2013 to 2017

Company Total products (n)a Matched productsb,c Products discontinued or sold to other companiesd New or acquired productse
2013 2017 n % n % n %
OVERALL 6490 8277 4074 49.2 2416 37.2 4203 50.8
A. Lassonde 55 77 35 45.5 20 36.4 42 54.5
Agropur 99 123 53 43.1 46 46.5 70 56.9
Campbell Soup 197 222 116 52.3 81 41.1 106 47.7
Canada Bread 101 96 48 50.0 58 57.4 42 43.8
Canada Dry Mott’s 50 64 40 62.5 10 20.0 24 37.5
Coca-Cola 83 138 68 49.3 14 16.9 70 50.7
Danone 63 132 37 28.0 26 41.3 95 72.0
General Mills 300 382 194 50.8 106 35.3 188 49.2
George Weston 104 169 65 38.5 39 37.5 104 61.5
Kellogg 129 138 84 60.9 45 34.9 54 39.1
Kraft Heinzf 612 460 332 72.2 240 39.2 168 36.5
Loblaw 2260 3099 1479 47.7 781 34.6 1620 52.3
Maple Leaf Foods 178 158 90 57.0 88 49.4 68 43.0
Mondelēz 45 227 68 30.0 17 37.8 119 52.4
Nestlé 277 313 158 50.5 120 43.3 155 49.5
Ocean Spray 32 38 25 65.8 7 21.9 13 34.2
Parmalat 72 120 41 34.2 31 43.1 79 65.8
PepsiCo 267 340 199 58.5 68 25.5 141 41.5
Saputo 78 95 36 37.9 37 47.4 65 68.4
Sobeys 1248 1633 754 46.2 494 39.6 879 53.8
Sun-Rype 40 36 19 52.8 21 52.5 17 47.2
Unilever 200 217 133 61.3 67 33.5 84 38.7
  1. aData from a subset of FLIP 2017 database that includes products offered by the 22 top packaged food and beverage companies in Canada (as of 2016). bRefers to products that were matched between the FLIP 2013 and 2017 datasets (based on barcode, product name, brand, company, Nutrition Facts table, ingredients list, product packaging); products may or may not have been reformulated. cThe percentage of products in FLIP 2017 that were matched to FLIP 2013. dThe number and percentage of products offered in 2013 but not 2017, such as due to discontinuation or acquisition of the product by another company; alternatively, products may have not been captured in FLIP 2017 despite being offered by one of the sampled companies at the time of data collection. eThe number and percentage of products in 2017 but not 2013, such as due to the introduction of new products or acquisition of products from another company; alternatively, products may have not been captured in FLIP 2013 despite being offered by one of the sampled companies at the time of data collection. fIn 2013, Kraft Foods and Heinz were two separate companies prior to merging in 2015 and forming The Kraft Heinz Company. However, to enable examination of changes in the nutritional quality of the company’s products over time – and because Kraft Heinz was assessed as one company using the FCR scoring tool – Kraft and Heinz were treated as a single company in 2013, as was done in similar research conducted on the Australian market [24]