NORTHFIELD, Ill. — Kraft Foods is on track to complete a three-year initiative to reduce sodium by an average of 10% across its North American portfolio by the end of 2012.
Kraft Foods' sodium reduction efforts reach across the company's North American product portfolio, including Kraft grated parmesan cheese, Breakstone's 2% cottage cheese and Oscar Mayer bacon. Many other Kraft Foods products, the results far exceeded this goal, including:
Kraft original BBQ sauce, 40%;
Kraft Easy Mac cups, in original and triple cheese varieties, 30%;
Teddy Grahams honey graham snacks, 25%. Whole grain content for Teddy Grahams was augmented to 8 g per serving;
Oscar Mayer Deli-Fresh smoked ham and Oscar Mayer beef bologna, 25%; and
Kraft Singles american slices, 18%.
In total, Kraft Foods has reduced sodium content in more th