Veteran-Owned Texas Distillery Switches to Making Hand Sanitizer Full Time

Coronavirus Detroit City Distillery to begin making hand sanitizer amid COVID-19 pandemic 2:27 PM

Normally, they make vodka and whiskey.

The Corby Spirit and Wine Ltd. distillery in Walkerville, which has been in operation for more than 160 years, added hand sanitizer to its production line on March 19, and is donating the product.

An Omro distillery is now making hand sanitizer. "There is only a small number of organizations in the United States that have the equipment required to make hand sanitizer".

SoNo 1420, which has locations throughout Fairfield County, and the Litchfield Distillery have become the latest to use their facilities to produce and distribute hand sanitizer amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

If you know of anyone at higher-risk who needs help in your neighborhood, consider stopping by your nearest grocery chain that carries this hand sanitizer and picking up a bottle for them, as well.

"The flexibility shown by distillers to create much-needed hand sanitizing products demonstrates the leadership of BC's agriculture sector and highlights the additional and unforeseen roles that BC's food and beverage producers can play in an emergency response", said Lana Popham, BC Minister of Agriculture.

Founder Chad Butters told the Associated Press that in a national emergency, the "right thing to do" is to help the community if you have the means to: "We'll flood the [Lehigh] Valley with hand sanitizer and drive that price right down", he said.

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Currently, their focus is to serve their local community and essential services staff. Many have applauded the distilleries for stepping up in the wake of hand sanitizer shortages across the continent. "Right now, we're able to make about 1,000 gallons and the goal is to ramp that up as we go so we can make even more with each batch".



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