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Australian Soft Drink Makers Promise Sugar Cuts To Help Health

Published on Jun 25 2018 2:30 PM in A-Brands tagged: Trending Posts / Australia / Sugar Tax

Australian Soft Drink Makers Promise Sugar Cuts To Help Health

Australia's biggest soft drink makers, including Coca-Cola and Pepsi, pledged on Monday to cut industry-wide sugar use by a fifth over seven years to curb obesity in a country where nearly a third of the population is dangerously fat.

Australia has the fifth-highest rate of obesity in the developed world, according to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, a health condition that can exacerbate problems from diabetes to heart disease.

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