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Alcohol prices rise in Australia due to Australian Taxation Office tax hike

Beware, the price of alcohol could skyrocket with a case of one of Australia’s favorite drinks set to cost $20 more in coming years due to tax hikes Australian consumers could soon pay more for alcohol thanks to new ‘tax increases’ The Australian Taxation Office is currently increasing the tax on alcohol manufacturers twice a […]

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Stop alcohol companies and lobbyists from undermining health policy – Croakey Health Media

Introduction by Croakey: According to a guidance note recently published by the World Heart Federation. The brief indicates that the alcohol industries misleadingly promote their products under the labels of “healthy” and “safe”, and present alcohol in print and electronic media as necessary for a vibrant social life, hijacking the beware of the harm it […]

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Rising alcohol prices could see customers crossing the border

Dundalk PRO Paddy Malone Chamber of Commerce has expressed concern that the new minimum price for alcohol introduced last Tuesday could lead buyers across the border. The new regulations mean that an average bottle of wine can now not be sold for less than 7.40 €, a can of beer must cost at least 1.70 […]

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Minimum price Ireland: we compare the prices of alcohol in Dundalk and Newry

It’s about crossing the border this week as punters try to escape the new alcohol price hike that doesn’t just hit problem drinkers – it hits everyone. We visited shops and supermarkets on both sides of the border this week just to see in real terms how much cheaper people up north have it, and […]

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Minimum Pricing Ireland: We compare alcohol prices in Dundalk and Newry

It’s all about crossing the border this week as punters try to escape the new rise in alcohol prices that isn’t just hitting problem drinkers – it’s hitting everyone. We visited offices and supermarkets on both sides of the border this week just to see in real terms how much cheaper people in the North […]

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Happy New Year for Supermarkets as Alcohol Prices Rise

When government minimum unit prices for alcoholic beverages were imposed last week, craft beer enthusiast John Duffy noticed that the cost of a four pack of German Rheinbacher pilsner at Aldi had dropped from € 4.49 to € 7.73. uffy, co-founder and chairman of independent craft beer consumer group Beoir, believes that the Minimum Unit […]

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Ireland alcohol prices 2022: The new cost of beer, wine and spirits as the minimum price law begins today

The price of some liquor has more than doubled in Irish shops and supermarkets as a controversial minimum cost law comes into force. The government’s minimum unit price system for alcohol, which went into effect on Tuesday, January 4, means alcohol cannot be sold for less than € 1 per unit. The rule put an […]

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New liquor prices in Ireland: all you need to know about the new wine, beer and spirits prices

From today, Tuesday January 4, the government’s new minimum unit price for alcohol comes into effect, which will significantly increase the cost of cheap alcohol in supermarkets. The new legislation was passed last year as part of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill, aimed at targeting ‘cheap in relation to its strength’ alcohol in a bid […]

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I visited Tesco the day before the alcohol price increase in Ireland and was surprised

The price of cheap alcohol is expected to rise in Irish supermarkets, with the cheapest bottle of wine now costing € 7.40 and a slice of 24 cans of beer costing at least € 40.80. With the controversial new prices due to go into effect on January 4, I visited the Tesco hypermarket in Dun […]

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Alcohol prices Ireland: the new system is coming and how it will affect the pockets of consumers

Alcohol prices in Ireland will change from January 4, and the major overhaul will see consumers pay more for their favorite drinks. The minimum unit price system will see increases in all stores and this will mean that alcoholic products will not be allowed to be sold for less than a defined minimum price. An […]

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Alcohol prices are expected to rise in Irish stores like Tesco and Dunnes Stores in just a few days

A major change in the price of alcohol in Irish and unlicensed supermarkets is expected to take effect in a few days. The minimum unit price will be implemented from January 4 with customers of stores like Tesco, Dunnes Stores and SuperValu to see beverage prices increase from that date. Under the new rules, different […]

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Ontario cuts wholesale alcohol prices for restaurants

Effective January 1, Ontario reduced the LCBO’s wholesale alcohol prices for bars and restaurants and allows curbside pickup of beer, wine and cider at licensed grocery stores, as well as the freezing of the basic tax rate on beer. A government announcement says the measure aims to support licensed bars, restaurants and other businesses by […]