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All food companies are changing their recipe's due to the new UK enforced salt tax.

So many products including even small amounts of salt are changing prices. So many of our everyday shopping items, like baked beans and soup are being taken off the shelves, until the ingredients are altered.

Never seen so many discounted prices in Asda.

Won't last long the companies making everyday food will put the prices up to get the £££ back. no politics here so no need to report me.

Just google 'salt tax'

What do you think?

davey184
a month ago
What do you think of this?
Nax
Naxa month ago

whaaaaaat

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TheChimp
TheChimpa month ago

Doubt if they'll bring in a salt tax.

Boris has already poo-pooed the idea.

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davey184
davey184
Original Poster
a month ago

One master state follows another. Historical fact. Go to your nearest Asda, Tesco or Sainsbury's and look in the reduced section. Would love a debate with the you TheChimp but we get banned here for even mentioning politics.

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MelissaLee1963
MelissaLee1963a month ago

Thanks for the heads up davey184 .I'm gonna be scouting for tins now.

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Lynibis
Lynibisa month ago

Don't understand why they are taking off the shelves, just make the change but sell off old stock whilst doing it. Less salt will save them pennies so I can't see why products will cost more.

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davey184
davey184
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a month ago

Thank you for your reply Lynbis. The sugar tax. added much more than pennies a few years ago. As will the salt tax. The brands have to to change all their manufacturing and packaging processes. Costing them millions within a short period, due to machinery and automated 'conveyer belt factories' Check a tin of baked beans now for salt content and then see the salt and price change by November.

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beccatavender
beccatavendera month ago

According to a recent article in the Guardian

Sugar and salt tax will add £160 to UK grocery bills ...

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2021/jul/20/sugar-and-salt-tax-will-add-160-a-year-to-uk-grocery-bills-industry-warns

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davey184
davey184
Original Poster
a month ago

Thank you Beccatavender for your comment. I never ask anyone to 'just believe my views'. Your own research is the key.

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BORDERJOE
BORDERJOEa month ago

Thanks for the link ... I'm all for healthier eating and recycling etc etc but we do seem to being whammied again and again with ever rising costs so the timing for consumers and manufacturers is tough.

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Grannyclock
Grannyclocka month ago

beccatavender it says IF it is brought in.

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beccatavender
beccatavendera month ago

If you see my response to your earlier comment see below, I checked again 🙂 Grannyclock

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Grannyclock
Grannyclocka month ago

beccatavender sorry. I missed that!

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Grannyclock
Grannyclocka month ago

I just googled salt tax and I couldn’t find anything to say this has been brought in yet. Have I missed something?

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beccatavender
beccatavendera month ago

Ive re-read the article and it's said planned,so tried to find out when and if it had been passed and it appears Borris Johnson ruled it out https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-57852513

But I think it may have been a scare tactic, a case of if you don't voluntarily do this we will do that ....As I've seen a lot more low sugar labels around. But I might be noticing them more

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davey184
davey184
Original Poster
a month ago

Click on the link from someone whom I have never met or contacted. This is something that they have found easily enough. Not lies or propaganda.

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charlottegardie
charlottegardiea month ago

I would salt tax mc Donald’s food it’s always got loads of salt on and bad food like that is causes a obsiety crisis

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davey184
davey184
Original Poster
a month ago

Agree Charlotte.

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PhilipMarc
PhilipMarca month ago

McDonald's is fast food. I went there for a coffee and even that was garbage. Never again.

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