Most of the countries (especially in Europe) lifting the COVID-19 lockdowns and getting ready to get back to their normal lives, of course with new measures. People in general concerned about the second wave pandemic, though the first wave hasn’t ended with increasing cases in Brazil and the USA.
The business for the food industry is more or less the same at the demand side, as lower demand in the HORECA industry mostly taken over by retailers.
According to the USDA GAIN May Report, the overall food retail sales in the Netherlands have increased by 9% and home deliveries by 40% since the COVID-19 outbreak – consumers are increasingly buying more food in the supermarkets, or ordering food online instead of eating out.
We wish all of our partners and their families good health.
You can find brief market updates for Hazelnuts, Cashews, Brazil Nuts, Pecans, Coconuts, and Dried Apricots below. BATA FOOD will continue to publish the latest dried fruits and nuts industry news and our comments on our blog.
The harvest season is coming (or already there) for many of our products such as Dried Mulberries, Dried Apricots, Dried Tomatoes, Hazelnuts, Capers, Chia Seeds, Herbs, etc. and we started offering (or will do soon), so please feel free to contact us with your needs.
We also suggest you follow and bookmark our Ready-in-Stock Products page to see our live stocks in the Netherlands as customs cleared and duty paid.
👉 California will release the 2020 almond production “Objective Crop Estimate” on July 7th, 2020 (today) and we’ll update you with further news.
Update 08 July 2020 – California Almond Objective Estimate Report 2020 published