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Public health England fruit juices and milk

The sugar tax could come for milk drinks

Industry must reduce sugar content, government warns
child drinking soft drink

Soft drinks levy live

Reformulation takes sting out of the sugar tax
Penny in sugar

Sugar levy is not too taxing

THE big day is almost here. From 6 April soft drinks with more than 5g of sugar per 100ml – which translates to 16.5g for a 330ml can - will be subject to a sugar tax.
Attendees at the most recent Cross Party Group of Independent Convenience Stores

Fighting the war on sugar head on

Health concerns can’t kill confectionery

Most wrong on sugar tax

THE majority of shoppers “hugely misunderstand” sugar tax, according to research from Nielsen. Although nearly eight in 10 shoppers are aware of the new sugar...

Soft drink levy rates revealed

Chancellor confirms figures for added sugar soft drinks in Budget SOFT drinks with a sugar content of 5g or more per 100ml will be subject...

Sugar tax draft law published

THE Westminster Government has published draft legislation on a sugar levy scheduled to come into force from April 2018. Under the proposed legislation, soft drinks...

Sugar tax to cost shop jobs says soft drinks industry report

THE Westminster government’s proposed manufacturer’s levy on soft drinks above certain sugar levels is likely to cost jobs in several parts of industry including...

Budget springs sugar tax

CHANCELLOR George Osborne sprang a surprise sugar tax on soft drinks manufacturers and importers in last month’s budget. From April 2018 companies will have...
Sak Gosal

Can retailers prevent tax?

Industry responds to ‘shape up’ message from FSS FOOD industry bodies and c-store retailers have reacted with concern to growing calls for the introduction of...

No plan for sugar tax

The Westminster government has ruled out the introduction of a sugar tax anytime soon, despite a huge petition to have sugar issues debated in...