"If they want a Coca-Cola without sugar, we have Diet Coke and Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, which will not be subject to the tax".
"If I wanted sweeteners in my Ribena I would buy the sugar free version". When bought in volume it offered significant savings, so I can see how with the sugar levy added ontop, it widens the price gap between legitimate and illegitimate stock, so there is a potential for fraud there.
Therefore, implementation of a price variation for customers, between full and reduced sugar offerings, would be a smart business move for many operators across the hospitality industry, and goes hand-in-hand with the rising trend of healthier food and drink choices by consumers. Why should we suffer this draconian approach to obesity?'
Since the sugar tax was announced in 2016, manufacturers have been faced with the decision to either reformulate their products to reduce sugar quantity or stick with their existing high-sugar recipes and face a levy.
Over that limit, the drink will automatically cost more.
And finally, the WWE brought in $17.3 million in ticket sales for WrestleMania 32, which beat the previous record by $4.7 million. That'll lead to a feud between Bryan and Shane, as the lovable underdog once again battles a heel McMahon authority figure.
Manufacturing added 22,000 jobs, with all of the gains in the durable goods component, and healthcare added the same amount. Meanwhile, worker wages rose faster than economists had predicted, rising 0.3 per cent for the month to US$26.82 (S$35.35).
Finally, Citigroup Inc. reiterated an "overweight" rating on shares of Ford Motor in a research note on Friday, October 21st. The key objective of using Perf Month indicator is to evaluate the actual value of shares existing in the stock market.
November 27, 2016: The UFC strips McGregor of the featherweight belt he won a year earlier when he knocked out Jose Aldo. Video footage of McGregor's surprise appearance in Brooklyn soon emerged and started doing the rounds on Twitter .
Scientists were able to pinpoint at least 12 black hole binaries, where a black hole is siphoning material from a companion star. Scientists have suggested for decades that lots of stellar black holes are circling in the center of galaxies, including ours.
This has now been confirmed by Epic Games, and we've got details about how Vending Machines will work in Fortnite: Battle Royale . These older devices do not support Fortnite: iPhone 5S, 6, 6 Plus; iPad Air, Mini 2, Mini 3, iPod Touch.
CBS reports that Stanford Health Care is "expecting 4-5 patients from [the YouTube] shooting", according to a hospital official. Police in San Bruno, Calif., say they are responding to an active shooter after reports of gunfire at YouTube headquarters.
Britain could be facing another Pippa Middleton moment, which saw the Duchess of Cambridge's sister's bum beamed across the globe. The couple supposedly split in May 2016, two months before Markle was introduced to Prince Harry by a mutual friend .
One of the band members, Eric Mun, told reporters that they looked at the singers "with eyes like shooting lasers". In recent months there has been a thawing of tensions between North Korea and South Korea.
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela transitioned early today in Johannesburg, South Africa after a brief doctor's visit over the weekend. Nomzamo Winifred Zanyiwe Madikizela was born to a noble family of the Xhosa-speaking Pondo tribe in Transkei.
Former Brazilian President to be jailed
He denies any wrongdoing in that case or in several other corruption cases that have yet to be tried. An appeals court upheld the ruling in January and increased the sentence to 12 years and one month.
Ravens sign QB Robert Griffin III to 1-year deal
In fact, it's Robert Griffin III , who last played in the National Football League back in 2016 with the Cleveland Browns . He was eventually benched for all of 2015 in favor of Kirk Cousins and released by the Redskins in 2016.
Teachers in Oklahoma and Kentucky stage protests
The Oklahoma Education Association demanded $10,000 in raises for teachers over the next three years, KOKH-TV reported . Hundreds of Oklahoma schools also closed as educators headed to Oklahoma City to protest, according to The Oklahoman .
Syrian Government Declares Victory Over Eastern Ghouta
Pope Francis called yesterday for an end to "carnage" in Syria and "reconciliation" in the Middle East in his Easter message. They included fighters from the Faylaq al-Rahman and Ahrar al-Sham rebel groups, their families and other residents.