by Rabobank

Can new innovations reduce beer’s water usage?

The beer manufacturing process is extremely water intensive – on average it takes approximately ninety litres of water to produce a litre of beer. But the industry is taking steps to both improve on that statistic and lighten beer’s overall environmental footprint. Ayesha Durgahee travels to the Netherlands to explore the different ways breweries are attacking the sustainability issue.

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