International Sugar Journal

Norwegian shoppers cross into Sweden for cheaper sugar-based products [Full subscriber]

Recent press reports from Norway are replete with mention of a significant drop in per capita sugar consumption, driven largely by hefty taxes. But this masks the actual consumption as Norwegians have been driving across to Sweden to buy confectionery and soda which are much cheaper as they are not taxed.

Read more …

Coca-Cola and PepsiCo respond to sugar taxes with innovative strategies [Registered]

Sugar taxes imposed by countries including the U.K., Mexico, Ireland, and some U.S. cities were designed to change the behaviour of companies like Coca-Cola Co. and PepsiCo Inc., as well as consumers, but the response from the drink giants has been unexpected, reports Bloomberg.

Read more …