Irish drinks producers confident they will not be affected by CO2 shortage
High gas prices could still lead to rising prices for consumers, according to an industry spokesman
Drinks producers in Ireland say they are not facing a production crisis due to a shortage of industrial CO2, similar to that which has faced British firms in the past week.
Industrial CO2 is required for food preservation, animal slaughter, and carbonated drinks production and sale. Food producers source CO2 gas from fertiliser factories as it is a by-product of fertiliser manufacturing.
Gas prices in Britain soared due to a lack of wind to power...
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