Restaurants & Food Outlets

Promote water

Install water points and promote drinking water as the number one drink.

  • Make sure everyone at your venue or workplace has access to free drinking water.
  • You can create a water fountain by connecting a dispenser to the mains water supply.
  • Or simply make sure there is a fresh jug of water on every table at your school, club or restaurant.
  • Promote water instead of sugary drinks. For instance, you could hold a ‘water week’.

Sugary drinks are the largest single source of sugar for children and teenagers. They offer no nutritional benefits to a nation already suffering high levels of obesity-related diseases and dental decay.

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Improve vending options

Remove sugary items from vending machines and display information about the amount of sugar in everyday food and drink.

Set SUGAR SMART challenges

Set a sugar reduction challenge, such as giving up sugary drinks for a whole week.


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