The so-called ‘sugar tax’ announced on last October’s budget will come into effect on April 6.
As per the guidelines outlined on Budget Day:
- Tax of 30c per litre of drinks with 8 grams of sugar per 100 milliliters.
- Tax of 20c per litre on drinks with between 5 grams and 8 grams of sugar per 100 milliliters
Popular fizzy drinks such as Coke, Sprite, and Fanta are in line for a substantial hike.