France aims to increase the tax on sugary drinks and introduce a tax on added sugars in processed foods
20 Oct 2023
France is pushing on the fight against sugar with two new amendments to the Social Security financing bill, increasing the so-called “soda tax” and introducing a new ta...
New WHO study on sugar-sweetened beverage taxes
05 Apr 2022
A recent WHO European Region study published in March 2022 evaluates the state of play associated with national sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) taxes across Europe. The ultimate goa...
England’s Public Health body reports on sugar reduction plans
08 Oct 2020
Food companies have only managed a 3% sugar reduction in food products, Public Health England (PHE) reported in a report assessing its voluntary sugar reduction plan from 2015 to 2...
German Scientific Advisory Board recommands using climate labels
26 Aug 2020
The German Scientific Advisory Board on Agricultural Policy, Food and Consumer Health Protection(WBAE) has urged the government to introduce mandatory climate labels on food produc...
New US study shows benefits of Sugar tax models
24 Jun 2020
A study published in the Circulation (official journal from the American Heart Association) showed a simulation model of different designs of taxes on sugary drinks (linked to obes...
Building momentum: lessons on implementing a robust sugar sweetened beverage tax
20 Jul 2018
This recent report from the World Cancer Research Fund International provides guidance about designing, defending and implementing a robust SSB tax, drawing lessons from countries ...