Sugar Tax: A bitter debate

2017-02-05 06:01

As soaring obesity rates are pitted against warnings of job losses, Parliament remains undecided, writes Steve Kretzmann

Sugar tax could cause over 70 000 job losses - report

2016-09-23 07:34

The proposed tax on soft drinks may generate only R4.4bn of the R7.5bn that was estimated and could result in up to 70 700 job losses, according to a report.


The sugar tax straw man

2016-12-11 06:30

Researchers are at odds with one another over the impact of the proposed tariff

Sugar tax could slash GDP by R14bn - BevSA

2016-08-23 17:07

The proposed tax on sugar sweetened beverages could reduce the industry’s contribution to SA’s GDP by R14bn, claims BevSA.

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