The NCC said it would help the National Health Service meet the costs posed by higher levels of obesity.
Earlier this week, experts warned that 40% of Britons could be clinically obese within a generation.
Children are thought to be particularly vulnerable to advertising.
The NCC is moving towards supporting an outright ban on food advertising for children.
‘If there is a case for taxing tobacco to cover the costs to society there is a case for looking in depth at a variety of fiscal options to capture the true costs of poor diet,’ said NCC chief executive Ed Mayo.
The confectionery industry is predicted to grow from £6bn a year to £8bn by 2010.
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