This is the salt content of popular kids’ meals at chain restaurants

In January and February 2019, Action on Salt surveyed the salt content of children’s meals which are available at popular places to eat out in the UK. This includes restaurants, fast food and pub chains.

By Helen Johnson
Friday, 08 March, 2019, 06:32
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Data was collected from company websites or by emailing customer service departments. In total, 357 children’s meals were surveyed from 26 outlets across the UK. Of these, 42% had more than 1.8g of salt per portion - the maximum salt target for children’s meals in the out of home sector. This is the salt content of popular kids’ meals.

4.3g of salt per portion.
4.07g of salt per portion.
0.9g of salt per portion.
2.3g of salt per portion.
3.57g of salt per portion.
3.16g of salt per portion.
5.3g of salt per portion.
Served with 4 garlic ciabatta fingers and a mini corn on the cob (over 8s). 2.97g of salt per portion.
A pork hot dog with no added sugar baked beans and chips. 2.7g of salt per portion.
6pc with fries 2.53g of salt per portion.
2.43g of salt per portion.
0.7g of salt per portion.
0.58g of salt per portion.
1.2g of salt per portion.