The Soft Drinks Industry Levy

What the ‘Sugar Tax’ means for our customers

In April 2018, a tax is being applied to sugary and soft drinks. The World Health Organisation (WHO) called for these taxes to be put in place in a bid to fight global obesity and diabetes epidemics.  WHO estimates that the number of people with diabetes has risen from 108 million in 1980 to 422 million in 2014, and predicts it will become the seventh leading cause of death by 2030. Because of this tax, manufacturers, such as Lucozade and Ribena, have reduced the sugar content of their drinks by more than 50%

For more information, download our handy sugar tax guide below

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