Brewer says alcohol prices going up
12:45PM Tuesday May 01, 2007

Beer, wine and spirits prices are on the way up, transtasman brewer Lion Nathan says.

The company said consumers were likely to feel the effects of more than just increased labour costs when they bought a pint of beer in the near future.

Managing director Peter Kean said today his company had no choice but to pass on higher costs for manufacturing and distribution to customers.

"We cannot continue to absorb higher production costs any longer," he said.

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