Global supply chain constraints hit Savanna

Global supply chain constraints hit Savanna

2021-10-25 11:01:00 PM

Global supply chain constraints hit Savanna

Demand for popular cider has grown so fast that manufacturers are under pressure to supply glass bottles

Katharine ChildSavanna, as the slogan goes, is dry, but you can drink it, unless of course there is a shortage of the glass bottles in which the cider is sold.Savanna marketing manager Eugene Lenford says a shortage of the drink in some bottle stores in SA is due to a global glass shortage caused by shipping and production delays as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. ..

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“…a shortage of the drink in some bottle stores in SA is due to a global glass shortage caused by shipping and production delays as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.”

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