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Soda flavors disappear from store shelves due to aluminum can shortage: report

Added 07-12-20 12:43:04pm EST - “Don't get used to cracking open a cold can of soda.” - Foxnews.com

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Over the past several months, as consumers stocked up on various supplies, temporary shortages have plagued the market. Now, the lockdown has claimed its latest victim: aluminum cans.

Can makers have seen a significant increase in demand over the past several months and are struggling to keep up, KHOU 11 reports. This has reportedly caused shortages of popular soda brands in some areas.

According to The Brevard Times, the majority of bottled drinks are served at restaurants and other events. When the lockdown orders were first implemented and these businesses shut down, Americans began stocking up on their favorite drinks at grocery stores.

Consumers reportedly favored canned drinks over bottled versions since they are easier to stack and store.

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