As the international price of wheat rises due to the tightening situation in Ukraine, the craft beer factory in Oarai Town, Ibaraki Prefecture, which uses imported wheat, is also concerned about the future.

The craft beer factory in Oarai Town, Ibaraki Prefecture uses imported wheat as one of the raw materials.

According to the factory, wheat suppliers have notified us of price increases due to rising distribution costs due to a global shortage of containers.

Under these circumstances, the tension in the situation in Ukraine has spread supply instability from Russia and Ukraine, and the fact that international prices have been pushed up has been a boost, and there is concern that the purchase price will rise further at this factory. I am.

This factory opened last fall, but the severe situation continues due to the decrease in tourists due to the spread of the new corona infection, and if the soaring wheat purchase price becomes serious, we have to consider raising the price of the product. It means that there is no such thing.

Mr. Satoshi Kazama, the representative, said, "I am still worried about the high price of raw materials. I hope that the international situation and the new Corona will settle down quickly."