Indonesia's sweet tooth proving unhealthy fix

Country set to replace China as the world's largest sugar importer, with 20kg of sugar consumed per person per year.

    Indonesia is set to replace China as the world's largest sugar importer, as it hosts the annual conference for Asia's sugar industry.
     
    But Indonesians' sweet tooth is already costing the country dearly, with high rates of obesity and diabetes.

    Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Yogyakarta.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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