25 Feb '14, 6am

Coffee shops likely to charge at least $1 more per beer bottle

SINGAPORE - It is going to cost more to have a beer in Singapore, with heartland coffee shops set to charge at least a dollar more per bottle after the hike in liquor tax announced during last Friday's Budget. Coffee shop owners cannot afford to absorb any rise in cost price, said the chairmen of two associations representing over 700 shops. A bottle of beer that costs around $6 could go up to over $7, said Mr Thomas Foo, chairman of Kheng Keow Coffee Merchants Restaurant and Bar-Owners Association. Mr Hong Poh Hin, chairman of Foochow Coffee Restaurant and Bar Merchants Association, said: "We haven't spoken to our suppliers yet, but we will definitely pass any increase on to consumers." The 25 per cent increase on alcohol tax is the heftiest of the hikes on "sin taxes", with tobacco levies up by 10 per cent and betting duty rates up from 25 per cent to 30 per cent. Deputy...

Full article: http://www.soshiok.com/content/coffee-shops-likely-charge...

Tweets

Budget 2014: Coffee shops likely to charge at least $1 more per beer bottle

Budget 2014: Coffee shops likely to charge at l...

straitstimes.com 23 Feb '14, 2am

It is going to cost more to have a beer in Singapore, with heartland coffee shops set to charge at least a dollar more per...

Go for a test drive! Coffee of the Week is a Breakfast Blend from @DrivenCoffee

Go for a test drive! Coffee of the Week is a Br...

coffeeuniverse.com 24 Feb '14, 5pm

Costa Rican coffees set the standard for washed (wet processed) bright Central American coffees in both the bean and at th...

The dirty secret behind economic rice that you eat at kopitiams

The dirty secret behind economic rice that you ...

soshiok.com 26 Feb '14, 4am

A blogger has revealed what goes on at mixed vegetables rice stalls when it comes to the preparation of food, and why we s...

Blue Bottle Coffee Opens Boerum Hill Outpost, M...

dailycoffeenews.com 24 Feb '14, 4pm

opened its sixth New York outpost yesterday, on Dean Street in the Boerum Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn. Eater New York re...

ST: Ratio of HDB owners buying shoebox units up...

stproperty.sg 27 Feb '14, 8am

- Latest First Oldest First Price High to Low Price Low to High Title Z-A Title A-Z PSF High to Low PSF Low to High Rental...

Coffee lovers, add this to your to-go list! One Man Coffee at Upper Thomson Road serve good coffee, made with...

Coffee lovers, add this to your to-go list! One...

soshiok.com 03 Mar '14, 3am

On Friday mornings, before launching full tilt into the madness at work, I spend a quiet 20 minutes at One Man Coffee in U...

Hong Kong’s Best Coffee Shops

Hong Kong’s Best Coffee Shops

ladyironchef.com 04 Mar '14, 2am

18 Grams started with its original espresso bar at Causeway Bay Cannon Street, which is quite possibly the smallest coffee...

ST: "MCL Land topped the bids for two adjacent ...

stproperty.sg 26 Feb '14, 2pm

- Latest First Oldest First Price High to Low Price Low to High Title Z-A Title A-Z PSF High to Low PSF Low to High Rental...

The Redundant Shop in Everton Park has all the cool stuff you don't really need, but definitely want

The Redundant Shop in Everton Park has all the ...

timeoutsingapore.com 25 Feb '14, 1am

Tucked away in the quiet enclave of up-and-coming hangout Everton Park, this lifestyle shop by the cool peeps behind Redun...

Mr Mr's no. 1 on the Top Song list on iTunes Si...

twitter.com 24 Feb '14, 9am

To bring you Twitter, we and our partners use cookies on our and other websites. Cookies help personalize Twitter content,...