French Beer Tax Stunts Growth

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A fork-lift truck moves boxes of Page 24 beer, produced by the brewer... News PhotoAgriculture,Alcohol,Beer - Alcohol,Bill,Brewery,Cereal Plant,Drink,Economy,Europe,Forklift,France,Geographical Locations,Home Finances,Horizontal,Machinery,Manufacturing,Tax,WheatPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergA fork-lift truck moves boxes of Page 24 beer, produced by the brewer Brasserie Saint Germain around the storage area at the brewery in Aix-Noulette, in France, on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. Producers of beer in France, for instance, say any development plans they had have been 'nipped in the bud' by Hollande's plan to boost the tax on the drink next year. Photographer: Balint Porneczi/Bloomberg via Getty Images