Can sugar taxes work?
Yesterday, the so-called ‘sugar tax’ on fizzy drinks came into force in the UK, which could signal the end of our love affair with Coke. Henry Bodkin travels to Mexico, where cola consumption per capita – and obesity rates – are among the highest in the w
With the UK’S tax on fizzy drinks now in force, Henry Bodkin reports on Mexico’s obsession with sugar, and sky-high obesity rates. Is the levy working there, and will it work here?