Belfast Telegraph

Brewers warn of price hike

Rising cereal and glass costs mean beer prices will continue to surge in the months ahead, the brewer of real ales Spitfire and Bishops Finger warned.

Shepherd Neame said inflationary pressures intensified in recent months, with cereals such as barley up to 3% more expensive than a year ago, while the price of glass has also increased, pushing up the cost of bottles and jars.

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