Nutrition

Jamie Oliver's sugar tax raises £50,000

Jamie Oliver's sugar tax raises £50,000

By Sophie Witts

Restaurants signed up to Jamie Oliver’s voluntary sugar tax have raised over £50,000 towards the opening of free public water fountains in some of the most deprived areas of the UK.

NHS to slap sugar tax on hospital cafes

NHS to slap sugar tax on hospital cafes

By Sophie Witts

The NHS is to become the first public body to impose a sugar tax on food sold in cafes and vending machines, the service’s head has revealed.

Michelin chef backs sugary drinks tax

Michelin chef backs sugary drinks tax

By Sophie Witts

Andrew Fairlie – chef at the eponymous two Michelin-starred restaurant at Gleneagles - has backed calls for a tax on sugary drinks in Scotland.

ALMR calls for ‘healthy options not harmful taxes’

ALMR calls for ‘healthy options not harmful taxes’

By Liam Garrahan

The Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) has asked the Government to consider the impact of the sugar tax on pubs and bars and that the tax alone is unlikely to tackle issues regarding obesity.

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Sugar Tax: Report urges Government to ‘wake up’ and take action

By Liam Garrahan

The Government Health Select Committee has urged MPs to take action and introduce a sugar tax on soft drinks, although it has expressed concerns that the hospitality industry could  ‘absorb’ the tax instead of passing it onto consumers. 

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