Lucozade does not contain benzoic acid, says firm
Suntory Beverage & Food Nigeria Limited, manufacturers of Lucozade have assured its consumers that its range of drinks do not contain benzoic acid and as such are safe and healthy for human consumption.
The clarification became necessary after some media reports claimed that benzoic acid has been detected in Lucozade. In a media statement, the firm said that all its brands are produced in line with local and international standards and it would not compromise quality or endanger the lives of Nigerians.
“Our local supervisory agencies including NAFDAC and SON routinely validate our processes and standards to ensure the safety of our products for consumers. The safety of our consumers is paramount to us and we will do everything possible to protect the trust they have vested in us to deliver world class products” the statement concluded.