Tax

Is chewing gum a 'single-use plastic'? ©GettyImages/mettus

UK plastics review may consider chewing gum tax

By Oliver Nieburg

The UK government is exploring the environmental impact of ‘single-use plastics’ and potentially considering taxes, but is yet to determine if chewing gum will be included.

Confectionery brands can outlive sugar regulation, but must act now, says HeyHuman, a brand agency that has worked with Mondelēz. ©GettyImages/BlindTurtle

Guest article

Sweetening the pill - preparing for a sugar tax extension

By Neil Davidson, managing director of HeyHuman

Inaction is not an option for confectionery brands if they want to survive in an age of increased regulation on sugared products, writes Neil Davidson, managing director of brand agency HeyHuman.

Dutch sustainability NGO Solidaridad has become embroiled in allegations of tax fraud due its associations with Mossack Fonseca. It emphatically denies all wrongdoing. © iStock

“We’re tax exempt so how can we avoid tax?”

Solidaridad denies tax avoidance in Panama Papers fallout

By Niamh Michail

Dutch sustainable supply chain adviser and NGO, Solidaridad, has denied allegations of tax avoidance and wrongdoing over its links with Mossack Fonseca, the law firm at the heart of the Panama Papers scandal. 

Not so sweet: Claim and counter claim surround Mondelēz's UK tax payments

Mondelēz hits back at critics in UK tax row

By Michael Stones

Mondelēz International has hit back at critics who argued the global food giant avoided meeting its UK tax liabilities last year, after it was revealed the business paid no corporation tax in 2014.

We take a peek at what's around the corner in 2013

Sweet Outlook 2013: Part One

Future gazing in the confectionery industry

By Oliver Nieburg

ConfectioneryNews.com takes a look at what to expect from the industry in the year ahead in this two-part article series.