Philadelphia approves sugar tax, is it NZ's turn?

  • 23/06/2016
(Paul Henry)
(Paul Henry)

Philadelphia has become the first major US city to approve sugar tax on fizzy drinks.

 It's a movement that gathering momentum globally after the UK announced it would do the same earlier this year.

In New Zealand, a petition calling for a tax on sugary beverages is also gathering steam.

The petition can be found here: https://www.change.org/p/parliament‐petition‐for‐a‐tax‐on‐sugar‐sweetened‐beverages

Healthy Food Guide editor in chief Niki Bezzant is behind the petition and spoke to Paul Henry this morning. 

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