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ITS at Parliamentary Sugar Summit

ITS at Parliamentary Sugar Summit

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Diabetes hosted a Sugar Summit at the UK Parliament on Thursday, 18th October 2018.

A number of high profile retailers, charities and other stakeholders came together at this summit to discuss ways of promoting the consumption of healthier prepared food and drink.

The discussions centred around ways to encourage greater uptake of lower sugar and lower calorie prepared, manufactured and convenient food and drink. This includes more appropriate fiscal measures for the food and drink industry and stakeholder support in promoting healthier options in manufactured food by working on ways to improve their visibility, availability, affordability and demand.

The summit was Chaired by Keith Vaz who is the Chair of the UK All Parliamentary Group for Diabetes and long serving MP. Among the speakers were ITS Managing Director and owner, Mike Bagshaw who gave a talk on the development of sugar reduction solutions.