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Icons sugar-free coffee shop opens in Dubai World Trade Centre

by Crystal Chesters | 15 Aug 2016

Icons Coffee Couture, a fashion-forward coffee shop specialising in sugar-free and naturally sweetened products has opened a new venue at Dubai World Trade Centre. The brand, founded by German model Elena Weber, already has outlets in Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah and Abu Dhabi. Commenting on the new venue, Elena Weber, founder, Icons Coffee Couture, said:

ICONS sugar-free coffee shop expands to Abu Dhabi

by Dina Maaty | 10 May 2016

ICONS Coffee Couture, a fashion-forward coffee shop specialising in sugar-free and naturally sweetened products has opened its first outlet in Abu Dhabi at the Deerfields Mall, Abu Dhabi. The brand, founded by German model Elena Weber, already has outlets in Dubai and Ras Al Khaimah. Weber commented: ““I am keen on our journey to Abu

Tax “not a solution to the sugar problem”

by Dina Maaty | 20 Mar 2016

Despite the UK’s attempted to curb obesity rates by taxing sugary drinks, the new measure is “not a solution to the sugar problem”, according to chief medical officer of Intelligent Health and Catering News ME columnist Dr Graham Simpson. The tax, implemented in 2018, will see companies assessed on the volume of sugar-sweetened drinks they

UK government introduces sugar tax

by Dina Maaty | 17 Mar 2016

UK Treasury chief George Osborne has unveiled a new tax on sugary drinks, to be implemented in 2018. Osborne stated that the health implications of sugary drinks costs the UK economy £27 billion ($38 billion) a year, which is more than half the entire National Health Service (NHS) paybill. “One of the biggest contributors to

How sugar is killing us

by Dina Maaty | 15 Nov 2015

When you take sugar you feel a rush, and it won’t be long before you want more of it. That chocolate bar or soda contain large amounts of sugar that go to work on the reward centres of the brain, affecting us in the same way cocaine or nicotine would. But those good feelings come









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