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“Shame on you” – Tesco bans Ribena and Capri-Sun, Twitter erupts in disappointment

by LLB Reporter
28th Jul 15 11:29 am

Tesco is to stop selling sugary drinks in a bid to prevent childhood obesity.

First drinks to get the axe? No, not Coca-Cola. It’s Ribena and Capri-Sun.

From 7 September, Tesco will replace these drinks with no-added-sugar alternatives.

Tesco’s soft drinks buying manager David Beardmore told trade The Grocer: “This is part of our 10-point plan against obesity and we have decided that from September we will only sell no-added-sugar drinks in the kids’ juice category.

“Most of the suppliers are supportive of it and understand what we are doing.”

Twitter has erupted with tweets berating Tesco’s decision:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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