AUSTRALIA is almost certain to avoid a tax on sugary drinks as Labor confirms in the senate report Obesity Epidemic in Australia that it does not support the levy adopted by 30 other countries. The Greens-Labor...

THE first Australian hospital to ban fatty and sugary food and drink from its cafeteria is leading the way again in the fight against lifestyle-related disease with a ground-breaking menu for hospital...

SURGING to scale-up from start-up, Australian drink maker Nexba is open to a distribution deal with one of the world’s beverage giants. The no-sugar, nothing artificial soft drink maker booked a 156...

THE conversation in New Zealand about a sugary drink tax, of perhaps 20 per cent, has reached the prime minister’s office. Findings of a report requested by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern...

A 20 per cent tax on sugar-sweetened drinks would reduce the number of UK adults who are obese by 180,000 (1.3 per cent) and who are overweight by 285,000 (0.9 per cent), according to a study published...