Guidance

Sugar reduction: report on first year progress

A detailed report assessing progress in the first year of the sugar reduction programme, principally for the food industry and public health bodies.

Documents

Sugar reduction and wider reformulation: report on progress towards the first 5% reduction and next steps

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Sugar reduction and wider reformulation programme: appendix 3

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Sugar reduction and wider reformulation: layman's summary

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Details

The report includes a detailed assessment of progress by the food industry towards the 5% reduction in the first year of the sugar reduction programme.

The reports include:

  • top line results showing progress to date in reducing sugar and calories in the product categories included in the programme and the drinks covered by the Soft Drinks Industry Levy
  • detailed assessment of progress for retailers and manufacturers across the majority of categories and some assessment for the out of home sector
  • analyses to look at progress by individual businesses and in top selling products in each category and case studies supplied by industry businesses
  • detailed methodology and information on data limitations
  • an update on progress through the other workstreams in the wider reduction and reformulation programme
Published 22 May 2018
Last updated 23 May 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added Sugar reduction and wider reformulation: layman's summary document.
  2. First published.