Sugary drinks to spike up in price

Written by on 21 August 2019

The UAE will levy excise tax on additional sugary and smoking products from next year in order to reduce consumption of these unhealthy products linked to chronic diseases. The UAE Cabinet has approved a proposal to impose 50 per cent excise tax on products with added sugar and sweeteners, whether in the form of a […]

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Calorie counts on Dubai menus

Written by on 23 May 2019

Restaurants in Dubai are waiting for guidelines from the Dubai Municipality to know how they should implement a new rule that will require them to display the calorie count of each food item on their menus to help diners make informed choices for healthy food. The civic food body on Saturday had announced that as […]

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