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Revista Argentina de Salud Pública

Print version ISSN 1852-7513On-line version ISSN 1853-810X


GOMEZ, Paula et al. Marketing Techniques in Food and Beverage Advertising on Children's Channels in Argentina: differences according to Nutritional Quality. Rev. argent. salud pública [online]. 2017, vol.8, n.33, pp.22-27. ISSN 1852-7513.

INTRODUCTION: Advertising uses a broad spectrum of visual, auditory and emotional techniques to persuade children or parents, with different strategies according to the nutritional quality of food and beverages. OBJECTIVES: To describe the marketing techniques used in food and beverage advertising during children's TV programming and their relation with the nutritional quality of food and beverages. METHODS: A descriptive and cross-sectional study was carried out. Marketing techniques were classified according to Hebden by emotional appeal, product characteristics, visual elements, and sound and audio elements. A total of 100 advertisements were analyzed, 25% of the food and beverages were categorized as healthy according to the nutrient profiling system of Food Standards Agency (FSA). RESULTS: The most used marketing techniques were fun/happiness (83%), fantasy and imagination (59%), palatability (54%), cartoon or animated characters (55%), music/jingles (97%) and messages aimed at children (83%). CONCLUSIONS: Differences were observed between the techniques according to the nutritional quality of food and \Joeverages.

Keywords : Marketing; Food Advertising; Beverages; Children; Argentina.

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