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World Health Organisation backs sugar tax

A new report by The World Health Organisation (WHO) has backed the divisive plans to implement a sugar tax as a method of tackling childhood obesity.

Food Standards Scotland proposes sugar tax

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has proposed a sugar tax as part of a plan to defuse a “health time bomb”.

NHS England to tax sugary treats by 2020

NHS England is set to introduce a sugar tax on snacks and drinks sold in its hospitals in an effort to tackle the UK’s obesity crisis.

Tate & Lyle launches new fondants for professional bakers

Tate & Lyle Sugars, the bakery ingredients supplier, has launched a new range of fondants aimed at baking professionals.

Sugar tax is ‘useless’ say experts

New research by the Institute for Economic Affairs (IEA) has suggested customers will simply opt for cheaper, poorer quality alternatives if a tax on sugar is introduced.

Cameron says sugar tax is still a possibility

Prime Minister David Cameron says he does not want to rule out introducing a sugar tax in order to tackle Britain's “obesity crisis”.

World’s first sugar tracking app launched

Public Health England (PHE) has created a mobile phone app that allows parents to monitor the sugar intake of their children. 

Looking Forward: 2016 trends and threats

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Review of the Year: Part 2

Sadly, 2015 could not all be about good news. It was a tough year for craft bakeries and even mighty brands like Hovis found themselves needing to cut costs. This was also the year the health debate around sugar erupted, with the full effect perhaps yet to be felt in 2016.

Europeans are decreasing their sugar intake, says study

The majority of consumers in key European markets are cutting back on their consumption of sugar, new research from Mintel has revealed.

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