Tag: sugar tax

Roger White
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AG Barr to lower sugar content across the board

AG Barr will reformulate its soft drinks so that over 90% of its portfolio will contain less or no...

Volvic Juiced
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Volvic Juiced cuts sugar

Volvic is the latest manufacturer to reformulate its products ahead of the introduction of the proposed tax on...

2 minutes of your time: Gavin Partington
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2 minutes of your time: Gavin Partington

As a coalition of UK organisations and businesses join forces to challenge the proposed soft drinks tax, we...

drinks can
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Businesses unite against soft drinks tax

A coalition of British businesses has come together to call on the Government to axe former Chancellor George...

Irn Bru Xtra
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Xtra xtra! Irn-Bru launches new no-sugar variant

Irn-Bru has unveiled Irn-Bru Xtra, the first permanent new product from the brand in 35 years and one...

Kate Salmon, Keith Brown, Eddie Lynagh
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SWA praises Alcohol Wholesale Registration Scheme

The President of the Scottish Wholesale Association has described the new Alcohol Wholesale Registration Scheme (AWRS) as a...

Antony Begley
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What role do retailers have to play in public health?

The recent Budget and George Osborne’s already infamous sugar tax has relit the debate on exactly what role...

Eatwell Guide
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Healthy eating guide says ‘cut down on the cakes’

With the nation's eating habits and forthcoming sugar tax high on the agenda, Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has...

George Osborne
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Chancellor announces tax on sugary drinks

The debate over the amount of sugar that the nation consumes took an unexpected twist on Wednesday, as...

Sweets
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Sugar tax ‘unlikely’ to be included in delayed childhood obesity strategy

The UK Government has said it is unlikely to introduce a sugar tax. Such a move, which has...