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#Soft Drinks

# soft-drinks - Monday 3 July, 2017

Number of children drinking sugary drinks daily drops by 70%

A sugar tax is expected to be brought in next year.

# soft-drinks - Sunday 30 April, 2017

From The Daily Edge Which Irish Fast Food Chain Are You? Fast Food

Which Irish Fast Food Chain Are You?

Bon app the teeth.

# soft-drinks - Friday 21 April, 2017

From The Daily Edge Here's why those Spotify playlists have taken over Irish Twitter Spotify

# soft-drinks - Friday 15 April, 2016

Company behind Dolmio warns people not to eat its pasta sauce more than once a week

The move is aimed at bringing the company more in line with a new healthy image.

# soft-drinks - Monday 10 August, 2015

Coca Cola gave $1.5 million to scientists who say soft drinks don't cause obesity

A leading cardiologist says that’s not true at all.

# soft-drinks - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Ireland sends loads of fizzy drink concentrate to Iran

Enterprise Ireland has decided to organise a visit to the country next year.

# soft-drinks - Saturday 8 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge A Doritos-flavoured soft drink is being tested in the US Mountain Dew

# soft-drinks - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Here are the 6 objects that scream 'Irish Budget'

Warning to governments: Children’s shoes should be avoided at all costs.

# soft-drinks - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Large sodas can be sold in New York says court

The city had gone to court seeking a reversal of an earlier decision to block the ban, which was the controversial brainchild of former mayor Michael Bloomberg.

# soft-drinks - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Why do soft drinks cost more than beer in Irish pubs?

The average mark up for publicans is 98 per cent on a pint of lager but it’s 407 per cent on a 200ml bottle of soft drinks.

# soft-drinks - Monday 3 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Did you know small bottles of TK red lemonade exist? Irish Delicacies

Did you know small bottles of TK red lemonade exist?

You can actually get your red lemonade fix to go. YES.

# soft-drinks - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Could your soft drink habit give you diabetes?

A new study shows that drinking one can of a sugar-sweetened soft drink a day can increase the risk of diabetes by a fifth.

# soft-drinks - Thursday 13 September, 2012

New York City's ban on large fizzy drinks to take effect in six months

The ban had been expected and has been welcomed by the city’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

# soft-drinks - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Customers pay 'more for water than beer' in Dublin pubs, says Senator

Senator Catherine Noone says she carried out a price survey in more than 100 Dublin pubs and found that customers were being charged more per litre for water and soft drinks than for beer and stout.

# soft-drinks - Monday 14 November, 2011

Dentists call for public health warnings on soft drinks

Ireland has one of the highest per capita soft drinks consumption in the western world – we drink an average of at least one 330ml can of fizzy drink a day.

# soft-drinks - Sunday 23 October, 2011

French parliament votes to levy tax on soft drinks

The tax on sugar and artificial sweeteners will add around 2c to the price of a can. The levy will be used to combat obesity.