sugar tax

 
SA’s sugar industry under assault
SA’s sugar industry under assault
South Africa’s sugar industry faces tough times — even without the imposition of a tax on sugary drinks. The tax has been delayed until...
Business, labour fight sugar reform
Business, labour fight sugar reform
The tax on sugary drinks, now termed a health promotion levy, has unusually united business and trade unions.
Sugar tax no instant obesity cure
Sugar tax no instant obesity cure
BODY LANGUAGESouth Africa has been wrapped up in public and parliamentary debates about the value of the country’s proposed sugar tax. The...
Sugar tax only for the sweetest
Sugar tax only for the sweetest
Your sweetened soft drink is going to cost you more after Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s budget speech.
Bitter exchanges sour sweet talk
Bitter exchanges sour sweet talk
On the way to work on Monday, I turned around to find my two-year-old sucking happily on a discarded sugar sachet, with another clutched tightly in...
#Budget2017: A sugar tax can yield a R4bn sweetener for good health
#Budget2017: A sugar tax can yield a R4bn sweetener for good health
Taxing sugar could bring the government about R4-billion in revenue, says the treasury’s deputy director general, Ismail Momoniat.
Is the anti-sugar tax lobby taking a page from Big Tobacco’s playbook?
Is the anti-sugar tax lobby taking a page from Big Tobacco’s playbook?
When it comes to the proposed tax on sugar-sweetened beverages, researchers warn consumers to be cautious about misinformation campaigns that could...
Will sugar tax penalise the poor for their sweet tooth? Both sides get all a-fizz
Will sugar tax penalise the poor for their sweet tooth? Both sides get all a-fizz
In one corner: free-marketeers and the powerful sugary beverage industry. In the other: government and health activists. The battle around a proposed...
Government's planned sugar tax needs sweetening in the form of incentives
Government's planned sugar tax needs sweetening in the form of incentives
One of the largest health industry players in the country has added its voice to the debate about a tax on sugary drinks.
Letters to the editor: June 17 to 23 2016
Letters to the editor: June 17 to 23 2016
In his article Look at the kwerekwere in the...

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