Data from the third wave of the report 'Consumption in and out of the home during and after COVID-19', compiled by AECOC Shopperview and 40dB consulting, suggests that Spanish consumers feel better prepared for new outbreaks of COVID-19 and trust the supply capacity of supermarkets. Only 27% of those surveyed say they will buy non-perishable products to store at home, while 67% say that this time they will not be afraid of store shortages.
Spanish consumers won’t repeat stockpiling habits in case of new lockdown
Covid Food Protocol brand launched
Leading consultancy firm for the agri-food sector, Sanitex Seguridad y Calidad Alimentaria SL, has designed and registered a Covid Food Protocol brand, which certifies the implementation and application of a protocol against Covid-19 in accordance with scientific evidence, regulations and recommendations of health authorities such as WHO or the Ministry of Health.
Concerns over spike of Covid-19 cases in US produce sector
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FRUIT LOGISTICA 2021: Pressing Refresh
The leading trade fair for the global fruit tradeoffers a special report about the impact of the coronavirus crisis on the fresh produce industry.
Berlin, 17 June 2020 - As part of its continued commitment to supporting the international fruit and vegetable business, FRUIT LOGISTICA is making a special report about the impact of the coronavirus crisis on the fresh produce industry freely available to all.
US$200bn extra spent on food and groceries in 2020 due to Covid-19
Coronavirus reduces global demand for containers
Danish shipping giant Maersk has predicted that shipping volumes will drop by as much as 25% in the second quarter of 2020 as a direct result of the impact of the current pandemic on global trade. Nevertheless, in a statement, CEO Søren Skou said Maersk is “strongly positioned to weather the storm”. Indeed, the firm posted a profit of US$197 million for the first quarter of 2020.