Mexico stops brewing Corona beer, deemed non-essential in epidemic

Corona beer, owned by Constellation Makes.

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Mexico’s Grupo Modelo explained on Thursday it will briefly prevent brewing Corona beer and other models exported to 180 international locations after its enterprise functions have been declared non-critical less than a authorities get aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus.

The Mexican federal government this week declared a wellbeing crisis and ordered the suspension of non-essential actions following the number of coronavirus circumstances in the nation surpassed 1,000. On Thursday, it documented 1,510 circumstances and 50 fatalities.

The brewer said in a assertion that the suspension will go into place from Sunday and that it was now in the procedure of scaling down production to a degree at which it could resume once the suspension is lifted.

“If the federal authorities considers it appropriate to situation some clarification confirming beer as an agro-industrial products, at Grupo Modelo we are ready to execute a plan with a lot more than 75% of our personnel performing from residence and at the similar time guaranteeing the source of beer,” the assertion explained.

Agriculture and meals manufacturing in common are deemed essential functions.

Grupo Modelo, which is element of the brewing team Anheuser-Busch InBev, operates 11 breweries in Mexico.

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