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SUGAR TAX IN CANADA – SWEET OR NOT SO SWEET IDEA?

A hot topic in Canada right now is the proposition of a new tax on sugar-sweetened beverages. With 66% of Canadian adults and 33% of Canadian children now categorized as overweight or obese, it’s easy to see that obesity has become a real problem.

» What is your opinion? Do you think taxing soda and other sugary beverages could help curb obesity and diabetes in Canada? Join the discussion!

GUILT FREE GUMMY BEARS? SMARTSWEETS WILL BE ON THE SHELVES SOON!

These tasty treats made with stevia will make treating yourself a lot more guilt-free. Tara Bosch, founder of SmartSweets was kind enough to share her story about how these candies came to be in our first guest blog.

» What do you think? Can you see SmartSweets becoming a new snacking favourite? Make sure that you visit her page to find out how you can get your hands on these tasty treats!

SPEAKING OF SUGAR ALTERNATIVES – DO YOU KNOW WHICH ARE PERMITTED AND WHICH ARE NOT ALLOWED ON CANADIAN SHELVES?

Most of us will admit that we enjoy something sweet to eat or drink every now and then. With the knowledge that sugar isn’t really that great for us to consume (especially in large quantities), there is a growing list of sugar alternatives and sweeteners on the market today. While some are permitted in other countries, not all are allowed in Canadian.

» Find out which sweeteners and substitutes are allowed, which are cautioned and which are banned.

OUR REFLECTIONS OF EXPO WEST

Source Nutraceutical was excited to once again be in attendance at Expo West this past month in Anaheim, California. Check out Bernie, Marcel, Candice and Stuart’s accounts of the show (as well as some of their favourite booths) in our follow up post here.

CONTACT US

Source Nutraceutical knows the ins and outs of the Canadian regulations for all consumer products. Contact us today (regulatory@sourcenutra.ca) and let us help you make the regulations work
for your products.

Whatever your regulatory, packaging and/or fulfillment needs are- contact Source Nutraceutical today to learn how we can help you achieve brand success and market penetration in 2015 (info@sourcenutra.ca).

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