Why Large 2-Liter Mountain Dew Bottles Are Disappearing from Philadelphia Shelves

The Philadelphia Beverage Tax aims to raise $91 million annually.
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On January 1, Philadelphia instituted a beverage tax that adds 18 cents to the cost of a 12-ounce drink, $1.08 to a six-pack and $1.02 to a two-liter bottle.  Pepsico told TheStreet that its beverage sales are down 40% in the city. 

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This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.