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Food Taxes: What Type of Evidence is Available to Inform Policy Development?

Food taxes are being proposed or implemented in many countries. While the purpose of developing food taxes is likely a potential way to raise money for national treasuries, governments have justified them on health grounds. This article discusses, from a health perspective, the available evidence on how consumers are influenced by food prices. Findings from More

Date: February 2012

Resource Type: Journal Article

Focus Areas: Pricing & Economics