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UK Sugar Tax To Shake Up Soft-Drink Market: Analysis

Published on Apr 6 2018 12:30 PM in A-Brands tagged: Trending Posts / Coca-Cola / Sugar Tax / Product Reformulation / Paywall

UK Sugar Tax To Shake Up Soft-Drink Market: Analysis

The UK sugar tax comes into effect on Friday, joining a number of other countries, including Mexico, France and Norway, which have already introduced similar taxes on high-sugar drinks.

The new levy, which was announced in March 2016, will add £0.18 per litre on drinks containing 5g or more of sugar per 100ml, and £0.24 per litre on drinks containing 8g or more.

But what effect will the introduction of the tax have on consumers, manufacturers, and retailers?

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