Sugar Substitute

Confusion over sugar tax: consumers do not know which products the levy applies to

Consumers 'hugely misunderstand' sugar tax

By Michelle Perrett

The sugar tax has caused confusion among consumers with two thirds of those quizzed thinking it applies to sweets and confectionery rather than soft drinks, new research has revealed.

How will the sugar tax affect your pub?

Sugar tax

Will pubs pay for Osborne’s sugar levy?

By Nicholas Robinson

Pubs must not pay the price for George Osborne’s new sugar levy, trade bosses have warned, while soft drinks makers fear the plans could cripple innovation in the category.

August soft drink round-up

August soft drinks round-up

August soft drink round-up

By Laurie Macdonald

The essential round-up of soft drinks launches and news from August.

Qcumber gets increased investment

Qcumber water gets sales push

By Jessica Mason

Qcumber, the soft drink made from natural cucumber essence and sparkling spring water, has received increased investment, a makeover and a new bottle size to celebrate its first year in the trade.