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Sugar: Consumption

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 79257, tabled on 22 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has plans to introduce further measures to support the reformulation of food and drink products to reduce the content of sugar; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

10 January 2022

The fourth progress report for the sugar reduction programme will be ready for publication in early 2022. Analytical work is underway of the programmes food categories, drinks subject to the Soft Drinks Industry Levy and a second year of progress in juice and milk- based drinks.

There are no current plans to introduce further measures. We will continue to review expert advice and next steps are being considered.