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Will an end to sugar quotas undermine a sugar tax?

By David Burrows

Health campaigners in the UK fear that the end of the EU’s sugar quota regime will trigger a nosedive in prices and shelter manufacturers from next year’s sugar tax. But analysts say their concerns are “somewhat exaggerated”.

The food industry is reacting to consumers' health concerns over sugar with reformulated products. © iStock

Europe sweetens its NPD with low sugar launches

By Niamh Michail

From soft drinks to yoghurts, snack bars to jams, the low sugar and sugar-free drive is spreading across categories in Europe. We take a look at some of the stand-out successes in new product development (NPD), picked by Mintel's market analysts.

Sugar Nutrition UK says sugar science is a global responsibility, critics say the sector is turning from science. ©iStock

Sugar giants pull trigger on research group

Sugar Nutrition UK: Born 1964, died 2016

By Louis Gore-Langton

50 year-old industry funded research body Sugar Nutrition UK has disbanded citing the need for sugar science to go global.

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