Jun 11, 2020

Marmite blames shortage of larger jars on pandemic

Marmite lovers who haven't been able to buy larger jars of the spread during lockdown can blame the coronavirus. "I need Marmite like oxygen and really need more 400g squeezy jars. Can you advise on which retailers stock those at the moment? Thank you," tweeted Tim Robey. Another quipped: "I've just turned the news on to hear of a Marmite shortage - just when we thought 2020 couldn't get any worse." Yeast by-product, generated when brewers make beer, is a key ingredient in Marmite. "With these issues now resolved, we are continuing to make Marmite as normal again, which means that the full range of jars should be back on supermarket shelves very shortly," a spokeswoman told the BBC..

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