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Exchange beer for sunflower oil? German pub finds way around European cooking oil shortage

A German brewpub has found a novel way to beat Europe’s cooking oil shortages — letting customers pay for their beer with sunflower oil to ensure plentiful stocks for frying schnitzels. With Ukraine and Russia accounting for about 80 per cent of global exports of sunflower seed oil, many European countries have seen supplies dwindle since Russia invaded its neighbour.