Sugar reduction

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We're committed to reducing sugar in Co-op own-brand products.

Since June 2014 we’ve removed over 582 million teaspoons of sugar from Co-op branded products.

In 2018 we removed:

  • 180 million teaspoons of sugar from our instore bakery range
  • 3 million teaspoons of sugar from our confectionary range, taking total sugar removed to 46 million teaspoons
  • increased sugar reduction in breakfast cereals to 15 million teaspoons
  • 9 million teaspoons of sugar from our cakes and cake bar range
  • another 2 million teaspoons of sugar from our yogurts, through removing 15% of sugar across a number of flavours from our Irresistible range

Noticeable products that we've removed sugar from include:

  • Irresistible sticking toffee pudding - 18% less
  • 2 pack Co-op profiteroles - 23% less
  • 2 pack Co-op tiramisu contain 28% less
  • Co-op flapjack bites - 57% less
  • shortbread mini bites - 20% less
  • pain aux raisins - 20% less
  • ginger nut biscuits - 17% less
  • plain chocolate digestive biscuits - 11% less
  • rich tea biscuits - 8% less
  • rocket lollies - 21% less
  • milk choc ices - 6% less
  • Food to Go carrot cake bar - 20% less