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Andy Schmunk and his staff at Grit City Distillery have switched to making hand sanitizer and then giving it away to both the public and front-line workers.

‘There’s no better feeling’ — distillery makes, gives away, hand sanitizer

Distilleries have switched to sanitizer production and Medicine Hat company is even giving it away

Local distilleries are shifting their production lines away from their typical spirits to something that will lift spirits in the midst of the pandemic — hand sanitizer by the still-full. “We’ve shut down our normal operations at our distillery and we’ve changed over to just producing hand sanitizer,” said Andy Schmunk, owner of Grit City […] Read more

Distilleries make sanitizers to meet pandemic demand

COVID-19 sparks demand for hygiene products

Toronto | Reuters — Some Canadian distilleries and breweries have started producing hand sanitizers alongside alcoholic drinks as the rapid spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus stokes demand for hygiene products. The move comes after Health Canada this week relaxed rules on the sale of hand sanitizers, disinfectants and protective equipment on a temporary basis to […] Read more