Kiwis going sour on sugar (+vote)

Kiwis going sour on sugar (+vote)

More than a third of Kiwis believe fizzy and other sugary drinks should be taxed, a Southern Cross Health Society survey indicates.

Of 2021 people polled, 63 per cent thought they should eat less sugar.

Thirty-nine per cent agreed that fizzy and other sugar-sweetened drinks should be taxed.

The survey also found 73 per cent of respondents thought sugar was contributing to New Zealand’s obesity problems.


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