CO2 deficiency: the Coca-Cola pause production

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Coca-Cola says that it has “temporarily suspended” a part of the production due to the shortage of CO2 gas.

However, the soft drinks manufacturer said that so far the shortage has not affected supplies.

Last week, the creators of the Heineken John Smith’s Extra Smooth and Amstel supplies said he had been hit.

There are reports that the lack of influence the delivery of frozen foods that are kept cool with dry ice, which is made for the compression of CO2.

The BBC understands Ocado is the rationing of frozen food offers to avoid the execution of the dry ice.

At least five CO2 producers in northern Europe are offline for maintenance, according to the publication Gasworld, who was the first to report on the shortage.

Seasonal maintenance shutdowns have left the UNITED kingdom with only one large producer of CO2 in action.

In a statement, Coca-Cola said: “currently we’re responding to an industry-wide problem that affects the supply of CO2 in the UNITED kingdom.

“Our objective is to limit the effect this may have on the availability of our products. During this time we have temporarily suspended some of our production lines for short periods, however there has been no interruption of the supply of date and we are continuing to fulfill orders of our customers.

“We are working closely with our suppliers, partners and customers a series of solutions to how the situation will evolve.Priority supplies

The carbon dioxide is used in weapons to kill the animals on the farm and to provide the fizz in carbonated drinks. CO2 is also used in some medical procedures.

Last week, the leaders of the UK food and drinks industry warned the crisis is so serious that it could damage the production and asked the government to prepare for giving priority to the supplies.

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The Food and Drink Federation said that it would affect much of the “farm-to-fork supply chain”.

The British Poultry Council (BPC) has warned that up to 60% of poultry processing plants may be thrown out “in a few days”, as a result of the lack of CO2.

Government officials have held talks with the food industry representatives on how to handle the lack of CO2.