Industry will work with Govt, sugar tax off table

The food industry is ready to work with the Government on further ways of tackling the obesity epidemic, says Katherine Rich. She was commenting on a report quoting Health Minister David Clark that he had no plans for a sugar tax, but was instead focused on working with industry to develop voluntary measures to reduce sugar in products.

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Sugar taxes don't work: review backs FGC's argument

The findings of an independent review into the effectiveness of sugar taxes on health backs up what FGC has been saying for years – that they make little or no difference, says Katherine Rich.

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FGC Event: Future Trends in Food and Nutrition

FGC’s Health & Regulatory Working Group is hosting a lunchtime seminar on Future Trends in Food and Nutrition. The key speakers are Vanessa O’Neil and Emma Wheeler of KPMG. It will be held at Cerebos Greggs in Auckland on 6 March.

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Seminar on export certification to China, Gulf Cooperation Council

FGC and BusinessNZ are joining with MPI to host a seminar in Auckland on 22 February to discuss Processed Food Export Certification to China and the Gulf Cooperation Council. Registrations will open next year.

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