meal deals could undo the benefits of the sugar tax

From April, the UK government’s sugar tax will make 500ml bottles of high-sugar drinks cost an extra 14p, and two litre bottles an extra 58p. The higher price is intended to steer people towards choosing lower-sugar drinks. But promotions, such as “meal deals”, could make the sugar tax meaningless by negating the price difference….

interested?  – please see my short piece in The Conversation – and forward to your networks: https://theconversation.com/meal-deals-could-undo-the-benefits-of-the-sugar-tax-91136

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