Heart foundation tick
The Heart Foundation's Tick logo is a certification trade mark, approved and enforced by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).
To be eligible for the 'Tick', a food has to meet strict nutrient and ingredient standards. If a food meets these standards, the manufacturer can apply to carry the 'Tick' on the label. Products are independently tested and if a product fails to meet the standards, it will not enter the 'Tick' program.
The 'Tick' helps consumers compare foods and identify ones that:
- are lower in saturated fat, trans fat, salt, and kilojoules
- contain healthy ingredients and nutrients such as fibre, calcium, wholegrains and vegetables.
Once a product has the 'Tick', it can be randomly tested at any time to ensure it keeps meeting the standards.