In an interview with the Associated Press, Bud Light vice president of marketing Andy Goeler said that the move is an attempt by the beer company to “be transparent.”
Cawley said it's telling that a light beer would be the most forthcoming about its ingredients and nutrition information.
Many brands, including Corona Light, Guinness, Heineken and Coors Light, already have calories and other nutrition information on their bottles or packaging.
However, the bottles and cans themselves won’t actually list out all of the nutrition information.
Goeler said he didn't know when other brands owned by Bud Light parent Anheuser-Busch — including Michelob and Stella Artois — would adopt bigger nutrition labels.
Starting in February, Bud Light will add larger nutrition labels to its packaging that will tell people about the beer’s ingredients and its nutrition facts, the Associated Press is reporting.
In 2016, many of the world’s largest beer makers agreed to voluntarily list nutrition information on their packaging by 2020.
Starting next month, packages of Bud Light will have prominent labels showing the beer’s calories and ingredients as well as the amount of fat, carbohydrates and protein in a serving.
Bud Light is adding prominent nutrition labels to its beer packaging
Many other beer brands, including Heineken and Guinness, list nutrition information with their beers.
Individual bottles and cans of Bud Light won’t have the full labels, but they’ll continue to have some nutrition information printed in small type.