Chancellor George Osborne has confirmed a sugar levy will be introduced on all soft drinks by the end of 2018.
As the public becomes more health conscious and plans for a ‘sugar tax’ remain firmly on the table, big brands such as Coca-Cola, Britvic and Innocent are determined to respond to consumer needs – and are more vocal than ever.
The soft drinks industry has to adapt and change to produce a more healthy portfolio while allowing customers to make their own decisions, according to the British Soft Drinks Assocation’s president Peter Harding.
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