McDonald's prices increased?

marco79

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Last week a Cajun medium meal with Coke Zero was R39.90. Today it is R44.50. That's more than an 11% increase.

I don't normally keep tabs on any of the other meals offered.

Are the in-store pricing more than online?
 

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Last week a Cajun medium meal with Coke Zero was R39.90. Today it is R44.50. That's more than an 11% increase.

I don't normally keep tabs on any of the other meals offered.

Are the in-store pricing more than online?
Was it ordered through a delivery service?
 

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Can depend on the drinks due to sugar tax.

Medium McMeal and a Coke is R42, with a Stoney, sprite or Coke Zero its R40.
 

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Considering its been R39.90 for well over two years, I was kind of expecting it. Surprised the big Mac has remained that price. Was only supposed to be a special as in early 2017 it was roughly R45
 

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Funny how government wants to "protect" people from sugar, but is ok with these artificial sweeteners..

I would rather have 1 "real" coke, than 10 of these fake ones
Why would you have 10 of them? Also there isn't anything wrong with sweetners if you don't have a lot of it, same as anything. The government isn't okay with it, they thought they could make more money by charging people for sugar, it's got nothing to do with health.
 

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Why would you have 10 of them? Also there isn't anything wrong with sweetners if you don't have a lot of it, same as anything. The government isn't okay with it, they thought they could make more money by charging people for sugar, it's got nothing to do with health.
you say that, but at Burger King, one can get sugar and non sugar drinks for the EXACT same price.
so how much of this is actually due to sugar tax, and how much is due to them being greedy.
 

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you say that, but at Burger King, one can get sugar and non sugar drinks for the EXACT same price.
so how much of this is actually due to sugar tax, and how much is due to them being greedy.
Not them if you look at it, look at the suppliers, BK has Pepsi which as we know tries to keep the 2l anywhere from R13.99 to R20 (highest I've seen), compared to ABI who try to keep coke at R20 to R25 for 2litres even their diet drinks are more then Pepsi.
 

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Not them if you look at it, look at the suppliers, BK has Pepsi which as we know tries to keep the 2l anywhere from R13.99 to R20 (highest I've seen), compared to ABI who try to keep coke at R20 to R25 for 2litres even their diet drinks are more then Pepsi.
so if Mcdonalds had to swap to Pepsi? what would happen then?
would the prices change? especially sugar vs non sugar drinks.
 

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Why would you have 10 of them? Also there isn't anything wrong with sweetners if you don't have a lot of it, same as anything. The government isn't okay with it, they thought they could make more money by charging people for sugar, it's got nothing to do with health.
I would sacrifice drinking it daily and have a proper one once every 10 days.. For the sake of my health.

That's why I quoted the "protect" word, we all know its about money

There is also a lot that we don't know about these sweeteners - not to mention that cash is king, anyone and everyone will swing it whichever way to make a profit, even if your health suffers as a cost of it.
 

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Last week a Cajun medium meal with Coke Zero was R39.90. Today it is R44.50. That's more than an 11% increase.

I don't normally keep tabs on any of the other meals offered.

Are the in-store pricing more than online?
Was it the same McDonalds? I've seen R2 - R6 differences in price for a double quarter pounder burger between different branches in JHB.
 

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so if Mcdonalds had to swap to Pepsi? what would happen then?
would the prices change? especially sugar vs non sugar drinks.
McDonald's probably makes more profit off the sodas than the burgers. It costs a fraction of the price for their sodas than what they charge us for it.
 

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Was it the same McDonalds? I've seen R2 - R6 differences in price for a double quarter pounder burger between different branches in JHB.
Now it makes sense why you can't see pricing until you've logged on to their website and selected a restaurant.
 

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so if Mcdonalds had to swap to Pepsi? what would happen then?
would the prices change? especially sugar vs non sugar drinks.
Who knows, but possible? Though I'm sure they've got contracts and such in place.
 

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I would sacrifice drinking it daily and have a proper one once every 10 days.. For the sake of my health.

That's why I quoted the "protect" word, we all know its about money

There is also a lot that we don't know about these sweeteners - not to mention that cash is king, anyone and everyone will swing it whichever way to make a profit, even if your health suffers as a cost of it.
What don't we know about those sweeteners?
 
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