Tag: sugar tax

News

Bar(su) removes Coca Cola from taps

Numerous students have voiced concerns over the SU bar removing Coca-Cola as a draught mixer. A representative for the bar has responded to numerous complaints on the student-run ‘Concrete Confessions Between UEA Seshions’ page, stating that the beverage will still be sold in bottled form. The majority of the complaints were from individuals that experience…

Finance

Tax leaves cavity in wallets

The introduction of a new sugar tax on soft drinks has meant that consumers could end up paying more for their favourite fizzy drinks. The ‘Soft Drinks Industry Levy’, or ‘sugar tax’, was first announced in 2016 in the hopes of putting pressure on soft drinks manufacturers to reduce the sugar content of their drinks,…