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Sugar taxes prompt heated debate around the globe. Pic:getty/helendavies

Sugar taxes: The global picture

By Rachel Arthur, Elaine Watson, Niamh Michail, Gary Scattergood, Flora Southey

Sugar taxes continue to hit the headlines, so we take a spin around the globe to look at some of the markets where taxes have been introduced or are under debate.

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Soft drinks major thinks healthier drinks is better strategy than price rises

F&N should easily weather Malaysia’s sugar tax doldrums

By Richard Whitehead

The grand old man of soft drinks in Southeast Asia is facing a year fraught with challenges, but the way it has been preparing for a new sugar tax stands it in good stead for its implementation later this year.

AusBev CEO writes on sugary drinks taxes in this opinion piece. ©AusBev

Opinion: Why war on soft drinks is soft on the truth — Exclusive

By Geoff Parker

As governments across the world grapple with the problem of expanding waistlines, a tax on drinks containing sugar continues to be thrust into public discourse and promoted as a key strategy to tackle the complex and costly problem of obesity, writes...

Sugar taxes: Sweet success or a sorry story? It usually depends who you ask... Pic:getty/bopav

Sugar taxes: The global picture

By Rachel Arthur, Elaine Watson, Stephen Daniells, Gary Scattergood, Niamh Michail

Sugar taxes continue to hit the headlines, but the introduction of new legislation is never straight-forward. We take a look at 20 countries around the globe where sugar taxes have been in the news.

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