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As part of the Health Department‘s strategy to reduce obesity, SA in 2018 became the first country in Africa to introduce a sugar tax. While Treasury conceded some jobs would be lost, the impact on sugar industry now claims of 10,000 imminent job losses in the cane growing sector alone.

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The South African Cane Growers' Association has welcomed government's undertaking to investigate ways in which the 'imminent collapse" of the sugar value chain can be prevented.

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No sugar-coating bitter budget pill

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THE deputy chairperson of the South African Cane Growers' Associationhas called on Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies to place a moratorium on the country's sugartax until its true impact is known.

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The South African Canegrowers Association is calling on Finance Minister Tito Mboweni to rethink the sugar tax before delivering his budget speech tomorrow.

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The South African Canegrowers Association on Monday revealed that the sugar tax (or health promotion levy) has cost the sugar industry nearly R1 billion since its implementation on April 1, 2018.

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