Fact sheet: food marketing to kids

Food companies market their products to children in a variety of ways. Whether kids see food advertisements on television, in schools, or online, food marketing can impact their food preferences, choices, intake, and purchase requests. Unfortunately, much of the food marketing children are exposed to is for unhealthy food, like sugary drinks and fast food. The U.S. government must act in order to protect children of all ages from unhealthy food and beverage marketing.

View the fact sheet to learn more.