Budget 2017: Why is white cider being targeted?

Budget 2017: Why is white cider being targeted?
 

For most drinkers the Budget was good news - your glass of wine, whisky or pint of beer and even most ciders won't cost you a penny more.
But for fans of so called "white ciders" there was no such luck.
The chancellor has pledged to up taxes from 2019 on "cheap, high strength, low quality" alcohol and said this was especially targeted at white ciders.
The move was welcomed by campaigners, but manufacturers said it would hurt the poorest people the most.
What is white cider? The drink tends to be paler in colour but stronger in alcohol content than other cider varieties.... read more

 
22 November 2017 in Business, Views: 54
Source: BBC
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