News tagged with soft drink

Sugar content of fizzy drinks alarmingly high

The sugar content in carbonated sugar-sweetened beverages was found to be up to 52.8 grams per 330 mL can, or 12 teaspoons, according to a study by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Nov 16, 2016
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Portugal to levy sugar tax on soft drinks

Portugal's Socialist government will introduce a sugar tax on soft drinks in 2017 which is expected to raise 80 million euros ($88 million) for the nation's public health service, a budget bill presented Friday showed.

Oct 15, 2016
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US teens less sweet on soft drinks

(HealthDay)—American teens are turning their backs on soft drinks, says a new government survey that shows soda consumption among youth declined by almost a third in just two years.

Jul 07, 2016
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