Daily Archives: August 23, 2016

SA’s beverage industry criticize government’s sugar-tax plan as deadline for public comments end

Industry groups opposed to South Africa’s Treasury plan to tax Sugar-Sweetened Beverages (SSBs) made their concerns heard on Monday which was the last day for the public to submit comments on the proposed tax.

UK Court Okays SABMiller’s split vote plan

A UK court on Tuesday endorsed SABMiller’s plan to treat its two biggest shareholders – Altria, the US tobacco firm and BevCo, the investment arm of the Santo Domingo family as separate class of shareholders.

SABMiller’s shareholders will get a separate vote on the brewer’s £79bn takeover by its bigger rival, Anheuser-Busch InBev, the UK court said.