Govt to levy ‘chips tax’ on more foods - newspaper
Hungary's government plans to levy a tax on unhealthy food on more products, business daily Napi Gazdaság said on Thursday.
The "chips tax" on food high in sugar, salt, carbohydrates and caffeine came into force on September 1.
The government wants to levy the tax on more products from January, the paper said.
Hungarian-owned supermarket franchise CBA told the paper there was no big rush on products that fall under the chips tax before it was introduced. UK-owned supermarket chain Tesco has not stocked up on the products, but French-owned peer Auchan has, Napi Gazdaság said.
SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.