CO2 shortage about to be resolved


ABI, the soft drinks division of the South African breweries Ltd, has been worried over the festive season due to the shortage of CO2 being delivered.

The reason for this shortage can be linked to two of Afrox’s major suppliers who were undergoing routine maintenance shutdowns at the same time. The suppliers are responsible for the production of 205 tons of the expected 275 tons per day.

Over the holiday season the demand of soft drinks was expected to rise and pose a real challenge for demand.

ABI has recently confirmed that three of the four major suppliers of food grade CO2 were back in production and supplying to Afrox, ABI’s main supplier.

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