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UK sugar tax: Historic sales shift to sugar-free

By Jack Winkler, Emeritus Professor of Nutrition Policy, London Metropolitan University; and Tam Fry, chair, National Obesity Forum

A historic change in the sales of carbonated soft drinks has taken place since the Soft Drinks Industry Levy (SDIL) came into force a year ago -- with sugarfree drinks rising, and full sugar products falling.

Greggs CEO Roger Whiteside: “Trying to find a solution that gives people want they want is the issue. They don’t want products that aren’t tasty.”

‘Level playing-field needed to combat obesity’: Greggs CEO

By Oliver Morrison

Healthier food now makes up 25% of Greggs sales, according to the boss of the UK’s largest bakery chain. But the independent sector is moving in a different direction, he fears, creating an uneven playing field and posing a risk to the food industry’s...

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