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

24th September, 2021
Irish drinks producers confident they will not be affected by CO2 shortage
C&C Group says it is ‘insulated’ from ‘current market issues’ due to its CO2 recovery infrastructure. Picture: Rollingnews.ie

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.

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