Soft Drinks & Water

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Indonesia inches closer to stealth sugar tax

By Richard Whitehead

Indonesia might be taking a novel approach to implementing a sugar tax: if a proposal in front of parliament goes ahead, it will lump an additional levy on soft drinks in with environmental protection measures to fill a gaping hole in public finances.

KO Kombucha at the Probiota fermented foods showcase

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Kefir and kombucha going mainstream but science is yet to ferment

By Nikki Hancocks

The mass market is already convinced that fermented food and drink is healthy but the more mass produced these products become the less likely they are to offer health benefits, meaning consumers could lose faith, so better science and education are needed...

Lucozade Ribena Suntory opens new £13m line

Lucozade Ribena Suntory opens new £13m line

By Rachel Arthur

Lucozade Ribena Suntory has launched a new high-speed bottling line at its Coleford, UK, factory: which is capable of filling 55,000 bottles an hour for its Lucozade and Ribena brands.

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Sugar taxes work even among poor… just: study

By Oliver Morrison

Sugary drink consumption in Chile fell nearly a quarter after the country introduced a raft of regulatory measures on foods high in sugar, fat, salt and calorie content. The affect was slightly greater among middle and high socioeconomic groups.

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