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Higher Beer Prices on the Way as Barley Costs Increase

There are three main costs to brewing beer, whether that's beer at a major international brewery or with a microbrewery – labor, bottles or cans and barley. The cost of brewing your favorite beverage is set to increase in the not too distant future thanks to a massive shortfall in one of those three categories. Barely is increasing in price around the world, and that cost will be passed on to breweries. Canada is one of the two largest exporters of malting barley in the world, and 2010 marked the worst harvest for our northern neighbor in a very long time.

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