FAQs

How much added sugars do Aussies and Kiwi's eat ?

Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows the overall mean usual intake of free sugars for Australians (aged 2 years and over) is 60g a day. This equates to 10.9% total energy. Adolescent males had the highest intake of free sugars at 92g a day. The top 10% of male teenagers consumed at least 160g a day.

In New Zealand the overall median usual intake of free sugars for adults is 57g a day. This equates to 11% of total energy.