Procon informs Nestlé and other companies about milk, milk and butter
The Procon-SP notified companies to offer clarifications on drinks and milk mixtures much like milk, milk and cream. According to the corporate, the merchandise are the identical because the earlier ones, and the shopper could also be confused.
The listing contains 11 companies with merchandise that use whey as an alternative of milk: milk drinks that seem like milk in a carton, meals based mostly on butter and margarine, merchandise with butter taste, along with the olive oil combination. According to Procon-SP, suggestions from companies has already began to be despatched to the protection division and is being analyzed.
Products that seem like originals are acknowledged on the Internet as faux, after photographs of the cabinets unfold on the Internet. Dairy-based drinks started to achieve extra space in supermarkets as inflation elevated, notably as milk costs rose. Procon stated there isn’t any strategy to inform if the merchandise on the listing are faux.
One of the examples of merchandise on the Procon line are these from Nestlé Brasil, which began providing Nestlé milk mixes, from the Moça Pra Toda Família line, much like Moça’s conventional milk, and Moça yogurt combination, much like the unique bitter cream.
In a be aware, the corporate confirmed the announcement and stated it could challenge an evidence to Procon-SP. “Nestlé confirms itself as an moral firm, which meets all the necessities of the legislation in power, together with these associated to the composition and labeling of meals, in addition to their promoting”, it stated every, by be aware. The agency ensures that the merchandise are bought in a presentation that carefully resembles the unique and that they’ll mislead the buyer.
According to Procon, utilizing the identical packaging as the unique may cause issues. In some instances, the products earlier than 30% lower cost, are positioned on the cabinets subsequent to the unique ones, in the identical bundle, the shopper believes that they’re shopping for a merchandise of the identical high quality and composition.
“Procon-SP is worried with the rising provide of merchandise which are much like conventional ones and offered to the general public in very comparable packages, which may mislead the buyer, it leads him to assume that he’s shopping for and consuming one other product”, says Procon , by be aware.
The company additionally states that clear, correct and truthful info is likely one of the basic rights offered by the Consumer Protection Code.
Companies introduced embody:
– Companhia de Alimentos Ibituruna (producer of Olá UHT milk drink);
– Nestlé Brazil
– Trevo de Casa Branca Dairy (producer of Aquila UHT milk drink);
– Bela Vista Dairy (producer of MeuBom UHT milk drink);
– Central Mineira Dairy Cooperative – Cemil (UHT Performance milk drink);
– Doce Mineiro (Triângulo Mineiro UHT milk drink);
– Vigor Alimentos Leco (Food based mostly on Leco Extra Creamy Butter and Margarine);
– Tella Barros Sales and Import of Cold Products and Milk (Supremo Creamy Requeijão Flavor);
– Oceanica Comércio de Alimentos (producing Crioulo Queijos Ralados Latco);
– Itambé Alimentos (producing Itambé Grated Parmesan Cheese);
– Gran Foods Indústria e Comércio Eireli (producers of Do Chef Premiun Blend Olive Oil)
According to Procon, Nestlé has till Monday (26) to make an announcement. The firm should current the traits of every product and point out the dietary variations and particular person indications for the diet of every product. In addition, the producer should current paperwork comparable to reviews, promoting supplies and product bulletins.
In July, after the search of Folha de S.Paulo, Nestlé stated that comparable merchandise are totally different from the issue. “Nestlé goals to proceed renewing the portfolio and innovation, with options that provide prime quality merchandise to customers at extra inexpensive costs, particularly within the context of excessive inflation .”
“The firm should present the dietary tables of every product, and the odds of every meals and the packaging (pattern) of every presentation type (field and labels) as it’s accessible to the shopper”, it says Procon.
The firm should additionally current paperwork associated to the authorization of the advertising and marketing of the merchandise with the competent authorities and present the standard exams carried out, displaying the tactic of administration, manufacturing and specified instances.
Searching, Argenzio (firm that sells the Aquila milk drink) says that it has submitted the reasons to Procon and that it meets all of the requirements and procedures for advertising and marketing the product. “We inform you that the product has been manufactured for greater than 10 years, and it’s not a brand new product in the marketplace. We guarantee you that it’s not an identical product, it’s discovered on the gathering “, he stated in an announcement.
The report contacted the companies Ibituruna, Cemil, Doce Mineiro, Tella Barros, Itambé, Gran Food Alimentos and Vigor, however there was no response till the publication of this text. The report was unable to contact Laticínios Bela Vista. (FELIPE NUNES/Folhapress)