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Pre-mixed cocktails and tinnies contain as much as eight or nine teaspoons of ‘hidden sugar'

1 month ago   |   By Metro

How much sugar is in your train tinny?
A gin in a tin is a national treasure.
But while we can all agree that tinnies are a wonderful thing , how many of us are aware of how much sugar lurks within each can?
Experts from Action on Sugar are calling for pre-mixed boozy drinks in cans and bottles to be subject to the same sugar tax the Government has imposed on soft drinks.
They say that pre-mixed alcoholic drinks sold in supermarkets contain as much as ‘eight or nine teaspoons of sugar'.
Researchers analysed 154 ‘ready to drink' alcoholic drinks and found most were high in ‘hidden sugar'...
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