Chocolate bars are likely to shrink by a fifth in the next three years after Public Health England told sweet manufacturers they could meet obesity targets by cutting product size.
Source: Chocolate bars could shrink by a fifth to avoid cutting sugar in obesity clampdown
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Source: Zero-Calorie Sweetener Market 2017 – Global Industry Size, Trends, Growth, Share and Forecast by 2021
Coca-Cola representatives were actively trying to sabotage a tax on sugar in the UK
Source: Coca-Cola May Have Manipulated Study To Derail A Sugar Tax
The campaign manager for a group backing a proposed tax on sugary beverages in Santa Fe said Wednesday it was an oversight to distribute a flier without identifying who was responsible for the handout.
Source: Complaint filed over soda tax flier
Federal budget should tax sugar: health organizations
Source: Would you cut back on sugar if it cost more?
Startups like Sensient, Senomyx, and Chromocell are attempting to disrupt the sugar industry.
Source: Sugar Industry Disruption Led by a Series of Startups
Dr. Rob Nuttall from the Canadian Cancer Society joined the Tasha Kheiriddin show to express why he supports the tax.
Source: 20% tax on sugary drinks would save 13,000 lives, raise $34B: Canadian study
Philadelphia’s soda tax should influence the conversation over the endless spiral of taxing and spending in America’s mismanaged, one-party big cities.
Source: After Passing Soda Tax To Curb Habit, Dems Insist Retailers Are Price-Gouging
The impending tax on sugar-sweetened beverages in South Africa could be a blueprint for other African nations to follow suit, according to a World Health Organisation (WHO) public health specialist.
Source: South African sugar tax could be blueprint for all Africa: WHO
Confectionery manufacturer Nestlé is cutting the sugar content in its chocolate bars and sweets by 10%, a move which will see about 7,500 tonnes of sugar removed from brands like Kit Kat, Yorkie, Aero and Toffee Crisp. By 2018, higher quantities of existing ingredients or other, non-artificial ingredients will replace the sugar, while the calorie count in its products will also be limited, the company said. Nestlé UK and Ireland chairman and chief executive Fiona
Source: Kit Kat to change as Nestlé cuts sugar by 10%