Guidance

Sugar reduction: progress between 2015 and 2018

Progress report on the sugar reduction programme between 2015 and 2018, principally for the food industry and public health bodies.

Documents

Sugar reduction: report on progress between 2015 and 2018

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Sugar reduction: summary of progress 2015 to 2018

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Sugar reduction: report on the second year of progress (tables)

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Details

This report includes a detailed assessment of progress by the food industry, between 2015 and 2018, towards meeting the 20% reduction ambition by 2020 for the sugar reduction programme.

It assesses progress:

  • in reducing sugar and calories, in product categories included in the programme
  • by retailers and manufacturers
  • in the out of home sector
  • for drinks covered by the Soft Drinks Industry Levy (SDIL) including an assessment by socio-economic status
  • by individual businesses, and in top-selling products in each category

The report also includes case studies supplied by the food industry.

Published 20 September 2019