Harvesting sugar beet© Tim Scrivener
Calls for a drastic reduction in sugar consumption have potentially serious implications for UK beet growers, farm leaders have warned. The government’s Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) became the latest organisation to call for a reduction in sugar consumption on Friday (17 July). It said the government should halve the recommended intake of sugar to help address the growing problems of obesity, diabetes and tooth decay. See also: Beet growers face call for 20% sugar tax The latest recommendation […]
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