Get ready to pay more for coffee, beer, bread and snacks

From Procter & Gamble to Nestle to Unilever, the world’s biggest consumer companies are figuring out how to manage inflation.

Get ready to pay more for coffee, beer, bread and snacks

From Procter & Gamble to Nestle to Unilever, the world’s biggest consumer companies are figuring out how to manage inflation.

Anxiety about inflation is high. Even as demand roars back, the world’s biggest manufacturers, from The Procter & Gamble Co. to Nestle SA, are seeing the cost of raw materials, whether chemicals or coffee, soar.

Unilever Plc warned of commodity and shipping costs increasing the most in a decade. Oil and plastics are a headache for Nurofen-maker Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc, while pricier aluminum threatens a nasty hangover at the world’s biggest brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev NV. Walmart Inc. and Target Corp. may highlight the price demands of their big suppliers when they update on trading in a few weeks’ time.