With the recent implementation of hefty tariffs on steel and aluminum, local businesses are feeling the pinch. With a 10% tariff on aluminum the cost of cans has gone up. Geordan Saunders, owner of the Napanee Beer Company goes over how this is effecting the beer industry:
This is causing a big problem:
and that turned into a shortage:
and as a result, prices need to increase:
Geordan says his prices were already pretty low to begin with and the increase for his product won’t be anything dramatic.