Sugar tax

​One of the world’s biggest soft drink producers Pepsi has set itself targets to reduce the amount of sugar [...]

17 October 2016
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A British soft drinks industry campaign group has brought a whole new meaning to coke today after it claimed [...]

13 October 2016
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More countries should adopt a 20 per cent or more tax on sugary drinks to drive down consumption, the World Health [...]

11 October 2016
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Irn Bru and Rubicon maker AG Barr today announced it will shed 10 per cent of its total workforce in a major [...]

27 September 2016
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A US drinks industry body and small businesses have launched a lawsuit to try to block a soft drinks tax in the [...]

15 September 2016
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George Osborne's sugar tax has been slammed again today after new data released as part of the National Diet [...]

9 September 2016
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The sugar tax announced by former chancellor George Osborne's looks like it's catching on, with the Irish government expected [...]

6 September 2016
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Philip Hammond recently said that he may use the Autumn Statement to “reset” fiscal policy. That is a welcome [...]

5 September 2016
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The government has today scrapped the most draconian measures from its long-awaited childhood obesity strategy, [...]

17 August 2016
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Soft drinks producers, off licences, pubs and sugar businesses have launched a new campaign to ramp up calls [...]

16 August 2016
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The sugar tax will put more than 4,000 UK jobs at risk and will cost the economy £132m as a result of lower sales, [...]

8 August 2016
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The advertising industry anxiously awaits the government’s white paper on childhood obesity, to see whether [...]

25 July 2016
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Coca-Cola's announcement that it is pouring £10m into its newly-branded Zero Sugar variant is proof of two things.  [...]

19 July 2016
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It seems a spoonful of sugar will make jobs and Treasury income go down.  [...]

11 July 2016
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If you thought the size of your snacks had gotten smaller over the last few years, you weren't imagining it. [...]

20 June 2016
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Evidence from Mexico’s sugar-sweetened beverage tax shows the UK's sugar levy is unlikely to have any "meaningful [...]

13 June 2016
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The TaxPayers' Alliance (TPA) has slammed the government's "bungled" sugar tax, which it has claimed will "hit [...]

30 May 2016
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Are the UK's Big Four supermarkets responsible for the obesity crisis? Global management consultancy Oliver Wyman [...]

16 May 2016
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A public consultation has been launched today on introducing new non-broadcast rules on how food and soft drink [...]

13 May 2016
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Coca-Cola saw the popularity of its namesake fizzy drinks slide in key markets globally during the first quarter, [...]

20 April 2016
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Wolfing down huge plates of spaghetti with Dolmio sauce on a nightly basis might seem like the sort of thing the [...]

15 April 2016
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George Osborne’s decision to put a sin tax on fizzy drinks confirmed that there is no escape from the nanny [...]

31 March 2016
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Excessive regulation and so-called "sin taxes" make Britain among the most meddling countries in the European [...]

31 March 2016
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For all the headlines about the Budget in the past couple of weeks, there was one policy announcement that could [...]

30 March 2016
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MPs have approved the Budget after a week that saw one senior minister resign from the cabinet and a government [...]

22 March 2016
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Should the announcement of a sugar tax in last week’s Budget have marketeers worried? It certainly represents [...]

22 March 2016
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There's a giant dinosaur roaming the streets of Canary Wharf today. [...]

21 March 2016
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The government will perform a screeching U-turn today as ministers scramble to repair the damage caused by controversial [...]

21 March 2016
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George Osborne is edging towards his fiscal targets in a tortoise-like fashion. Depending on your perspective, [...]

16 March 2016
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Today's big speech has already become known as the "sugar tax" Budget, after George Osborne announced a surprise [...]

16 March 2016
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