Sugar Tax Threatens Jobs, South Africa Coca-Cola Bottler Says

  • New levy could cost jobs, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa says
  • Treasury proposed tax of 2.29 cents per gram of sugar

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa, a bottling joint venture between the U.S. soft drink giant and brewer SABMiller Plc, will reconsider its spending and other commitments made to the South African government if the country presses ahead with a planned sugar tax.

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