Belfast Telegraph

Friday 19 September 2014

Tesco price rise a Scotch mist?

Before the Budget, I bought a one-litre bottle of own-brand Scotch whisky at Tesco.

The label stated that a 25ml measure contains one unit of alcohol.

So a one-litre bottle would contain 40 units.

The bottle cost £16.10, making a fraction over 40p per unit.

Today, I bought a litre of similar Scotch at £17.

Did Tesco use the Budget as an excuse for raising the price to 42.5p a unit? Or are they just bad at sums?

JOHN EVANS

By e-mail

To email your letter to the Editor click here

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Latest News

Latest Sport

Latest Showbiz