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Kopitiam unhappy with CASE for exposing profiteering beer price hike

An undercover survey conducted on food and beverage vendors has sparked a heated exchange between a consumer watchdog and a coffee shop chain. The spat arose after the Consumers Association of Singapore (CASE) sent 10 officers to various F&B outlets islandwide to covertly check their beer prices. With excise duties for liquor raised by 25 per cent last month, the cost of a big bottle of Tiger beer should increase by S$0.41, said CASE in a media release yesterday. But the survey found that the two vendors with the greatest price hike were outlets under the food chain operator Kopitiam.

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