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Economy

Founders Brewing braces for higher costs from Trump’s aluminum, steel tariffs

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The bar at Founders Brewing Company in Grand Rapids.

 

President Trump has authorized his planned tariffs on imported steel and aluminum.  

(And a note: Stateside aired this conversation just before President Trump adopted the tariffs.)

What does the craft beer industry think of this 10% tariff on imported aluminum? Brad Stevenson, the chief production officer of Founders Brewing in Grand Rapids, brought Stateside that answer today. 

Listen above to learn about the financial impact the tariff has on producers, and why Stevenson says it's important to offer customers canned beer.

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