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Maverick Citizen: Food Justice: Sweet secrets: Civil society questions government’s ‘back-door agreement’ with industry to stall sugar tax hikes

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Nov 1, 2021

Civil society coalition, the Healthy Living Alliance, says it will demand answers from the departments of Trade, Industry and Competition, and Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development about whether a plan to save the country’s sugarcane industry includes a hidden ban on increasing the tax on sugary drinks.

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