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Nestlé slashes sugar content in new MilkyBar

Amid government initiatives to cut sugar consumption, Nestlé has claimed its new technology has reduced sugar in its latest MilkyBar by 30%.

Sugar tax ‘should be scrapped’

The proposed sugar tax on soft drinks will fail in its health aims, result in fewer jobs and damage the UK’s economy, according to the TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA).

Sugar tax unfairly aimed at the poor?

The planned sugar tax will “hit poorest families hardest” and has nothing to do with the sugar content of products, according to the Taxpayers’ Alliance (TPA).

Sugar tax: Action on Sugar says bakery could be next

Industry experts have said that the sugar tax on soft drinks is “a slippery slope”, and the bakery industry could be next.

Real Bread Campaign calls for sugar levy to be spent on bread

Some of the money raised through the upcoming sugary drinks tax should be spent on ‘real’ bread for children’s breakfast, according to the Real Bread Campaign (RBC).

Action on Sugar responds to the Budget

Yesterday, the government announced a new £520m levy on sugary drinks, to be brought into effect in two years’ time.

Industry reacts well to Autumn Statement

Leading industry figures have responded favourably to the Chancellor George Osborne’s Autumn Statement but raised concerns over the impact of a new Apprenticeship Levy.

Delay on sugar report criticised

Campaigners have blasted a move to shelve a report which claimed a sugar tax would decrease purchases of the types of food and drinks blamed for Britain’s obesity crisis.

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Apprenticeship levy consultation opens today
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Consultation on apprenticeship levy opens today

The baking industry has questioned how the government’s apprenticeship plans will help the craft sector, as consultation on the apprenticeship levy opens today. 

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