The sugar tax should not be limited to soft drinks but extended to all confectionery products, a public health charity has demanded.
The sugar tax will come into force across the UK from April next year, after MPs approved the legislation yesterday.
How long would you wait for a bag of potato chips from a vending machine?
In June 2017, Coca-Cola Life will vacate the UK market after poor sales.
It is time to stop offering discounts or price promotions on unhealthy food and drink, according to the Commons health committee.
The UK’s exit from the European Union is likely to change the sugary drinks sector, and has the potential, according to the British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA), to make the infamous sugar tax obsolete.
Swiss food and drink company Nestle, one of the world’s biggest chocolate manufacturers, will remove 10 percent of the sugar content from all its confectionery goods in the UK and Ireland by 2018.
While beginning to take hold in West Europe, the sugar tax on soft drinks was still very much in its infancy in the US in 2016.