What’s in a beer? The road ahead for consumers’ right to know



Beer drinkers like clear, consistent, honest communication. That’s why Europe’s brewers have voluntarily committed to providing consumers with the list of ingredients and nutrition information in full accordance with EU law. The decision has been welcomed by policymakers and NGOs alike, writes Pierre-Olivier Bergeron.

Pierre-Olivier Bergeron is the secretary-general of The Brewers of Europe. 

Beer is a fermented drink, with ingredients rooted in nature that, when enjoyed in moderation, can be part of a balanced lifestyle. We are committed to its responsible consumption and believe everyone deserves to receive understandable, comparable and accurate information on what they are drinking.

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