Venezuela could run out of beer by next month

Venezuelan brewers have managed to survive a workers strike but now at press conference held by Venezuela’s National Association of Liquor Store Owners, local breweries say they are down to their final batches of barley, malt and other imported products needed to make beer, thanks to Venezuela’s strict currency controls that have made it almost impossible to purchase supplies. The industry, which is calling the situation an “unprecedented crisis,” is already some $200 million in arrears to suppliers around the world – Fusion reports.


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