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Sugar reduction in beverages seminar

Sugar reduction in beverages

Seminar: Tuesday 27 March 2018
Campden BRI, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, GL55 6LD, UK

Members of Campden BRI: £350 + VAT
Non–members: £450 + VAT

Group discounts available on request. Contact Sian Twinning


Sugar reduction in beverages is a hot topic. The UK government will introduce the soft drink levy in April 2018 to try and tackle childhood obesity. The levy will affect all producers and importers of soft drinks with more than 5 grams of added sugar per 100ml, with a higher rate of levy for those with 8 grams or more, including alcoholic drinks with up to 1.2% alcohol by volume. The levy has been confirmed at 18p and 24p per litre for the two bands.

To avoid or reduce the impact of the levy, producers must either reformulate their drinks to reduce the amount of added sugar to below the 5 gram limit or reduce portion size.

The seminar will cover the most challenging aspects of sugar reduction in beverages, including:

Key benefits of attending

Who should attend?

NPD managers, technologists, nutritionists and technical managers

Event director: Rachel Gwinn

Please note that copies of the presentations will not be available on the day but will be emailed within a few days of the event as an electronic download in PDF format.

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