Soda: taxes & regulation

Estonia sugar drink tax includes dairy and plant-based beverages

Estonia is the latest country to apply a sugar tax to its beverages, which currently includes dairy. Pic:©iStock/tanda_V/Anastasiia_M

At an extraordinary session of Estonia’s government, the Riigikogu, last week, 15 new Acts were passed, including a sugar tax that includes dairy beverages.

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Sugar tax study: compelling evidence to carry out 'fascinating experiment in public health policy'

Seattle joins other cities such as San Francisco and Berkeley in voting to impose a soda tax. Pic:iStock

Seattle City Council passes soda tax

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Thailand expects cap on sugar content by 2018

Seattle is set to make a final vote on a 1.75-cent-per-ounce soda tax next Monday, according to the city council. ©iStock/ashleymatheny

Seattle soda tax moves to final vote after dropping diet soda from proposed plan

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Saudi sets date for 50-100% beverage sin tax next month

The YMCA is now focussing on removing sugar-containing sports drinks from its establishments. ©iStock

Sales of sugar-containing sports drinks facing a ban in some of Australia's leisure centres

Health and wellness products are driving the non-alcoholic beverage market in the UK. Pic:iStock/tezzstock

Winners and losers in non-alcoholic drinks: Mintel

Last month the UK’s sugar tax on soft drinks was passed by parliament, and many European countries are watching developments closely as they mull over similar approaches to tackle obesity. ©iStock/SIPhotography

Sugar tax confusion could hit sales of confectionery, biscuits and cakes

Santa Fe, New Mexico, US, has rejected plans for a soda tax. Pic: iStock

Santa Fe rejects soda tax

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