Alcohol is a beverage drink used by many Kenyans not only for pleasure but for other reasons such as stress relief. East Africa Breweries Limited director,Eric Kiniti has announced new prices for various brands of alcohols on June 18th. This has happened few days after the Kenyan budget was read leading to increase in prices of other consumable products.
The new prices will force the alcohol lovers to pay between Ksh10 and Ksh500 more.
Some of the affected brands are spirits manufactured under United Distillers Vintner (UDV) Kenya such as gin,vodka,liqueur and whisky. The brewer has cited tax increase on alcoholic products and raw materials as well as rise in fuel costs as the reasons for its latest move.
The 750ml bottle of various alcohols,popularly known as "mzinga" will have a price increase of between Ksh50 to Ksh100 depending on the brand of bottle.
The drinks affected are Gilbeys,a population gin in the country,Black and White,Johnie Walker and Singleton.
Some of the common brands which have not been affected by the changes in price include Chrome gin and vodka whose prices will remain as earlier.
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