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Distilleries and retail giants produce disinfectant en masse

National News // March 23, 2020

Retail giants and distilleries in Switzerland are working hard to produce disinfectant - after a nation-wide shortage, similar to other countries around the world.

 

Pixabay Distilleries and retail giants produce disinfectant en masse
 
The Federal Office for Public Health relaxed licensing requirements for the production of disinfectant a few weeks ago. 
 
Migros has started to manufacture the product, and has equipped its 100,000-strong workforce with hand-sanitiser. 
 
Distilleries too have been adapting their processes - to use high-proof alcohol for production. 
 
One distillery in Luzern, famous for its Swiss fruit spirits, is producing up to 10,000 litres a day. 
 
Diwisa has insisted it won’t take advantage of increased demand by asking outrageous prices. 
 

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