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Health Minister highlights successful sugar tax

in News · 04-10-2017 16:32:00 · 0 Comments


Portugal’s Health Minister has highlighted the success of a tax levied on sugary drinks.

Health Minister highlights successful sugar tax

 

Minister Adalberto Campos Fernandes said thanks to the tax, which was introduced in February, companies have made concerted efforts to supply healthier alternatives.

 

As a result the minister said Portuguese will this year have consumed over 4.2 fewer tons of sugar than last year.

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Edition 1445
14 October 2017
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