Bottle Deposits

Certain regions require deposits to apply for purchases of bottled drinks.

Apply a Bottle Deposit Cost

A POS operating in a region where it is legally required to charge a bottle deposit should set "supplementalInfo.deposit" against each applicable product as per the below example.

Once set, it will be included in the item price, but clearly marked for ordering platforms to display to customers.

An order made where a bottle deposit applies will be marked in the payload "supplementalInfo.deposit"

📘 Note: this is an integer with 2 decimal digits e.g. £0.15 is stored as 15.

"products": [
    {
    "name": "Cola",
    "plu": "PR05",
    "productType": 1,
    "price": 300,
    "supplementalInfo": {
        "deposit": 15
     },
    ...
},

Create a Bottle Deposit PLU

Additionally, a specific zero-price product can be synced via Insert/update productsto represent a bottle deposit.

Once this mapping is in place, whenever a bottle deposit applies, this product will be automatically appended to the order.

For a POS, this can allow a means of displaying a line item for the total deposit amount per order. It can also help in reporting on total deposit charges applied.

"products": [
    {
    "name": "bottle deposit",
    "plu": "BTLDEPO",
    "productType": 1,
    "price": 0,
    ..
},

How this is displayed on Deliverect

The optional PLU mapping of a Bottle Deposit items will be assigned at a location level

The optional PLU mapping of a Bottle Deposit items will be assigned at a location level

A bottle deposit is shown when [previewing the menu](https://help.deliverect.com/en/articles/7978999-preview-a-menu).

A bottle deposit is shown when previewing the menu.