Junk foods in Kerala to cost more after govt. imposes fat tax

July 12, 2016 6:11 pm
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After Denmark and Hungary, the government in God’s own country is all set to impose fat tax on junk foods. The Pinarayi Vijayan- led Kerala government has imposed a ‘fat tax’ on consumers eating foods like Pizza, burgers and tacos. Presenting the budget in the Assembly on Friday, the Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Isaac has announced a fat tax of 14.5% on branded restaurants. Fast-food chains like McDonalds, Dominos, Pizza Hut, Subway among others are likely to see the new tax imposed on them.

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