First it was a shortage of aluminium cans, now carbon dioxide supplies fizzle

Drinks producers in the US face short supplies of carbon dioxide, a vital consumable, after the coronavirus dented automobile use. Carbon dioxide (CO2) is made as a by-product of ethanol which is used in gasoline, less of which is being manufactured. The drinks industry uses CO2 for putting the fizz into soda while brewers use…

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