Tag: sugary drinks

More Singaporeans in favour of banning high-sugar drinks than implementing a sugar tax

Singapore — A recent survey showed that more Singaporeans would support measures banning drinks that are high in sugar rather than implementing a sugar tax. A YouGov omnibus survey whose results were released on July 12, Friday, showed almost 60 percent of respondents saying that...

Big food companies vs. the Ministry of Health–Is banning sugary drinks a step in the right direction?

Food Industry Asia (FIA), an industry group made of food companies such as Coca-Cola, McDonald’s and Nestle, is questioning the Ministry of Health’s (MOH) proposal of banning sugary drinks and imposing a tax on importers and manufacturers, citing scientific research that say a ‘sugar...