CO2 shortages: Nippon Gases to appeal ruling as European supply crisis escalates


gasworld has learned that the ongoing challenges facing the European carbon dioxide (CO2) business are beginning to deepen, with the tight supply chain coming to a head for many end-users and suppliers.

While the industry in Europe has largely sidestepped talk of full-blown shortages for fear of creating further panic and unrest, arguably the first signs of such unrest are now being seen across the region’s beverages business.

Historic Belgian brewer Brewery Huyghe, located in the village of Melle, has this week been embroiled in a legal rift with Nippon Gases Europe over force majeure conditions invoked by the latter.

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