German beer bottles running out

By: Trademagazin editor Date: 2022. 05. 18. 11:18
German breweries warn that rising production costs and a shortage of truck drivers could lead to a shortage of beer bottles in the summer, according to the BBC.

There may be a shortage of beer bottles in Germany for the summer

The situation is “extremely tense,” the CEO of the German Brewers Association told Bild. According to an industry expert, the shortage of glass bottles will primarily affect small and medium-sized breweries.

Brewers have to pay 80 percent more for new bottles than a year ago, and the price of beer is also rising.

One of the reasons for the shortfall is the rise in energy prices, which is causing the price of glass bottle production to rise, the glass industry spokesman told Bild. (

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