Container crisis influences beer shortage

According to El Espectador, the container crisis, the Chinese energy crisis and climatic factors are causing merchants to report beer shortages, especially in Bogotá.

As explained in the publication, the crisis of containers, which are no longer as available as before, which delays the transport of merchandise by sea, and the reduction of products to mobilize due to the Chinese energy crisis, directly influences let there be a beer shortage.

Although it is believed that this problem does not affect producers, some have already expressed that it does harm them because there is not the same supply of supplies for the manufacture of beer such as fertilizers and fungicides.

Additionally, these crises reduce the availability of raw materials such as malt.

So the shortage of these inputs and of beer as such, could lead to higher prices.

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