Crossing the border for a sugar fix

Crossing the border for a sugar fix
 

"It's not for me. It's a present for my boyfriend in the military," a Norwegian teenager says as she fills large plastic bags with pick-and-mix sweets from a vast counter display.
We are in the Gottebiten sweetshop, just a few hundred metres inside Sweden - a shop designed almost exclusively for Norwegians to get their sugar fix for less.
This type of border shopping has taken off, not least because at the beginning of the year Norway's tax on sweets and sugary drinks rose dramatically.
All sweetened drinks, including "diet" drinks with artificial sweetener, are now... read more

 
12 March 2018 in Health, Views: 40
Source: BBC
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