Higher barley prices could push up input costs for beer companies if they aren't hedged...

|By:, SA News Editor

Higher barley prices could push up input costs for beer companies if they aren't hedged properly, warns analysts. It's a cost that might not be easily passed on to consumers with online petitions in Europe already cropping to protest beer price hikes. Feeling the heat: BUD, HINKY.PK, SBMRY.PK, SAM, TAP.