Suppliers of raw materials to the glass packaging industry have their backs against the wall. Even though they have been able to operate during lockdown, the liquor ban means their biggest customers are closed.

These suppliers provide critical mineral sands such as silica, feldspar, soda ash and limestone, without which the industry would not be able to make glass...

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as articles from our international business news partners; ProfileData financial data; and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Questions or problems? Email or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now