Wetherspoons increases price of sugary soft drinks

Pub chain blames manufacturers for passing down sugar tax, forcing it to charge customers more

JD Wetherspoon has increased the price of sugary soft drinks such as Pepsi by 10p ahead of the new sugar tax which the pub firm said would cost it £3m this year.

The chairman of JD Wetherspoon, Tim Martin, said drinks manufacturers were passing on the cost of the sugar tax, which comes into effect next month.

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Source: theguardian
Wetherspoons increases price of sugary soft drinks