French Beer Tax Stunts Growth

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Stephane Bogaert, co-chief executive officer of Brasserie Saint... News PhotoAgriculture,Alcohol,Beer - Alcohol,Bill,Brewery,Cereal Plant,Drink,Economy,Europe,France,Home Finances,Machinery,Photograph,Portrait,Producer,Senior Management,Tax,Vertical,WheatPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergStephane Bogaert, co-chief executive officer of Brasserie Saint Germain, producers of Page 24 beers, poses for a photograph 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