Cask beer brewers should avoid CO2 shortages
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Breweries producing bottled, canned and keg beers face disruption if they are hit by shortages of carbon dioxide, but cask ale producers should be spared an interruption to production, an industry body has warned. Brewing is one of several food and drink essentials that may face shortages within the next few weeks, after the surge in gas prices led to plants that produce CO2 shutting down. CO2 is a by-product of making fertiliser – which has been in short supply inte......