Topco Unveils Nutritional Rating and Labeling System

Consumers looking to eat healthier will soon be able to gauge the nutritional quality of a food using a number between 1 and 100, thanks to a new nutritional rating system that Topco Associates has unveiled here. Developed over the course of two years by an independent panel of 12 scientists and nutrition experts from throughout North America, the Overall Nutritional Quality Index, or

SKOKIE, Ill. — Consumers looking to eat healthier will soon be able to gauge the nutritional quality of a food using a number between 1 and 100, thanks to a new nutritional rating system that Topco Associates has unveiled here.

Developed over the course of two years by an independent panel of 12 scientists and nutrition experts from throughout North America, the Overall Nutritional Quality Index, or ONQI, uses a complex algorithm that incorporates 30 separate nutrient factors —

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