Tag Archives: British Soft Drink Association

Sugar tax – reaction

Last time round it was the national living wage that caught industry chiefs off-guard. This time the Chancellor’s “surprise” was a tax on sugary drinks. Details are sparse at the moment, but what we do know is that soft drinks companies will pay a levy on drinks with added sugar from April 2018. We know that the…
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Foodservice heavyweights urge government to act on litter

A NATIONAL litter strategy is needed to tackle the UKs £1bn litter problem, say businesses and campaign groups. Signatories to the Litter Manifesto include retailers McDonald’s and Wriggleys; associations such as the Packaging Federation, Beer and Pub Association and British Soft Drink Association; as well as campaign groups such as Keep Britain Tidy and the…
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