Malaysia Health Ministry Urges Restaurants To Reduce Sweet Drinks Sold

Following announcement of the sugar tax which would take effect on 1 April 2019, Malaysia Ministry of Health is urging mamak shops to reduce the number of sweet drinks sold. Soft drinks with more than five grams of sugar or sugar-based sweetener per 100 ml, and juice or vegetable-based drinks…

Malaysia Sugar Tax May Induce Price Hike For F&N Beverages

Following Malaysian finance minister, Lim Guan Eng’s announcement that an excise sugar tax will be enforced in 1st April 2019, F&N is anticipating a possible price increase of 90 percent for its beverages. This can be attributed to the fact that a majority of the company’s beverage products fall into…
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