b'C O O P E R S A N N U A L R E P O R T 2 0 2 2 C O O P E R S A N N U A L R E P O R T 2 0 2 2B R E W I N G 025 Products 026The challenges of international logistics and freight, associated with theglobal pandemic, impacted DIY and brewing product sales during the year.Domestic homebrewsales fell 9.4% in linewith industry trends. Consumer demand continued its gradual retreat from the above-trend highs of recent years. International freight and container availability disrupted and delayed trade routes to market, with port congestion seen across North America, Europe and Asia contributing to a 29.9% fall in export volumes. These logistical challenges are expected to linger for some time.As cost of living increases begin to befelt more acutely across Australia and overseas, we can expect demand for DIYand homebrew products to strengthenagain in line with historical experiences.'