Starting next year, US soft drink manufacturers will begin installing soda vending machines that inform users of the calorie content of their choice of drinks.
At the same time, the buyer will also be advised low-calorie drinks. It is expected that this approach will contribute to the reduction of obesity in the country. However, it is difficult to predict how effective such an approach will be.
The Association of Beverage Manufacturers (Beverage Manufacturers)American Beverage Association, ABA). It is stated that companies will participate in the action PepsiCo, Coca-Cola и Dr Pepper. They took this step under pressure from health authorities, who were concerned that children were the main users of the machines.
Initially, the updated machines will be installed in municipal buildings, and then throughout the country.