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Increasing Evidence Shows Sugar Taxes Ineffective

Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 1:43 pm | NZ Beverage Council

The New Zealand Beverage Council (NZBC) says that calls for a sugar tax on sugar-sweetened beverages are misguided and there is increasing international evidence that shows sugar taxes are ineffective in reducing obesity. More >>

Antipodes Water Judged World’s Best

Friday, 9 March 2018, 1:18 pm | NZ Beverage Council

The New Zealand Beverage Council (NZBC) today congratulated NZBC member Antipodes Water Company for winning the gold medal for their sparkling water at this week’s 28th Berkley Springs International Water Tasting and Awards. More >>

NZ Beverage Council responds to Labour’s water policy

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 2:11 pm | NZ Beverage Council

New Zealand’s water bottlers are open to discussions about charging for commercial water use but these discussions must be based on fact. More >>

NZBC Calls for Balance in Debate over Water Use

Wednesday, 9 August 2017, 9:18 am | NZ Beverage Council

Tuesday 8 August - NZBC calls for balance in the debate over water use The New Zealand Beverage Council (NZBC) is calling for balance in the discussion about water bottling and fresh water use generally. More >>

NZBC Responds to UK Move on Sugar Tax

Thursday, 17 March 2016, 3:39 pm | NZ Beverage Council

New Zealand Beverage Council Responds to UK Move on Sugar Tax New Zealand Beverage Council President Olly Munro has responded with disappointment to the UK government’s announcement that it will introduce a 25p per litre levy to sweetened beverages overnight. ... More >>

Beverage industry supports plan to cut obesity

Tuesday, 20 October 2015, 9:10 am | NZ Beverage Council

New Zealand Beverage Council members are broadly supportive of a wide-ranging plan unveiled by the Ministry of Health today to reduce childhood obesity levels in New Zealand. More >>

Health Star Ratings to appear on drinks packaging

Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 9:48 am | NZ Beverage Council

Non-alcoholic beverages sold at retail level in New Zealand will carry new Health Star ratings (HSR) on their labels as soon as practicable following a decision by members of the New Zealand Beverage Council (NZBC). Adding the HSR system to new ... More >>

Don't shift the blame for bad teeth

Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 3:37 pm | NZ Beverage Council

The issue of young children with rotten teeth raised in New Zealand media today by Dr Rob Beaglehole is one of poor parenting. No more and no less. More >>


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