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Coca-Cola, PespiCo and others agree to limit sugar in drinks in Singapore

The decision comes as a part of a campaign to fight diabetes

Reuters  |  Singapore 

Seven major drinks companies including Coca-Cola and PepsiCo will limit the sugar content of drinks they sell in Singapore, as part of the city-state's campaign to fight diabetes. Singapore is one of the first countries in Asia to target sugary drinks, bringing it in line with many Western nations that have sought to mitigate the health risks associated with sugar through measures such as taxes and warning labels. Globally, beverage firms have been reworking recipes, racing to cut sugar and introduced more options to cater to increasingly health-conscious consumers. On ...

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First Published: Tue, August 22 2017. 18:27 IST
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