The food and drinks industry’s involvement in the campaign will be voluntary, and only if it fails to reach the targets set will the Government consider using ‘other levers’
The group of businesses represents 400,000 people across several sectors
Brighton Students Against Sugar Tax campaign launches to delay the move amid calls for a referendum
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF), an industry lobby group whose members include the makers of Coca-Cola, Pepsi and Nestlé, has launched a manifesto
A quarter of primary school age children are overweight or obese
The move to replace Coke Zero will be supported by a £10 million campaign
Dolmio and Uncle Ben's have just done it - so who's next? (They don't all seem to be rushing at once)
The company is to release a list of products that should only be enjoyed 'occasionally'
Diabetes consumes 10 per cent of the NHS budget in Britain, where almost two-thirds of people are too large. Even in the poorest countries, more people go to bed each night now having consumed too many calories than go to sleep hungry
'It is unlikely that a single action would be effective in reducing sugar intakes'
Agency recommends drinking no more than 150ml of smoothie per day due to high sugar content
Leendert Den Hollander, vice-president and general manager of Coca-Cola, said a sugar tax was the wrong way to address the issue
The Big Question: Kashmira Gander and Charlie Cooper explain what you need to know about the new tax
Chancellor's surprise announcement obscures the barrage of grim economic news contained in the Budget
The levy is being introduced to tackle the obesity crisis
However unfashionable, individual responsibility remains the cornerstone of a healthy lifestyle. If only the Chancellor had that in mind when he drew up his spring budget